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baylor-college-medicine-blue-logoBaylor College of Medicine
Duncan Cancer Center
Senior Communication Specialist

This position oversees internal and external DLDCC including websites, blogs, and newsletters. This individual must be a flexible and detail-oriented professional with excellent written and verbal communications skills who can quickly adapt to a variety of situations. Specific job duties include: Maintains internet and intranet website pages related to DLDCC research, education and patient care activities. Creates research and clinical marketing materials for both internal and external use. Contributes to script writing and video production with assistance of BCM Office of Communications. Collects, reviews, and distributes relevant and interesting information in a timely fashion for weekly news e-blast. Contributes to monthly submission of AACI Updates. Coordinates all aspects of DLDCC functions including: production of promotional material, conference room reservations, travel arrangements for out of town guest speakers, lunch, dinner and/or refreshments for all related functions, facility and IT services. Events include: monthly program meetings, annual symposia, and conferences. Process all payments to vendors, honorariums to speakers, and reimbursements to hosts for all expenses related to such events.Required: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a closely related field. Three years of directly-related experience.

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Job of the Day – September 23rd

The-Woods-Project-logoExecutive Director
The Woods Project

Ensure that The Woods Project remains focused upon and achieves Mission. Propose and manage the budget of the organization. Update budget forecasts as needed. Manage the development and implementation of quality programs. Oversee the public relations, marketing, and delivery of TWPs programs and events. Provide overall leadership of staff in development and implementation of short and long range plans, policies, and activities. Insure that appropriate risk management procedures and processes are effectively designed and utilized and that reporting systems insure that all incidents are properly reported to the Risk Management Committee in a timely manner. Conduct annual performance reviews with staff; recruit and replace personnel as necessary. Develop and execute strategic and tactical plans for fundraising and development. Collaborate with Board of Directors as needed to implement. Create and nurture relationships with individual, foundation, and corporate funders and maximize revenue from fundraising events. Deliver accurate and timely financial reports to the Board of Directors and serve as an advisor to the Board on operational matters. Communicate effectively and build positive relations with Partner Schools, Wilderness Partners, Federal and State agencies, and other key stakeholders in coordination with the Board of Directors. Maintain all official records and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Insure that TWP’s reputation in the community and with our partners remains strong.

Skills: Passionate about education, issues facing low income families, life attainment, and wilderness activities. Proven ability as a fundraiser. Fearless in making the ask. College degree and overall experience should support the mission and goals of The Woods Project. Significant administrative and management experience, with strong supervisory experience. A team-oriented attitude that effectively moves tasks and projects forward. Demonstrated ability to work independently, creatively, and resourcefully within a determined budget. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

To apply send resume and cover letter to by Sept 30


YES-Prep-logoTeachers – Various Subjects,
Grades 6-12 (For 2016-2017)

YES Prep

YES Prep teachers commit to ensuring that all of our students, regardless of zip-code attain an excellent education on the path toward college completion. The Commitment to College Completion Contract is signed by all incoming students, teachers and families each school year. The teachers’ responsibilities in the YES Prep Commitment to College Completion include:

Teach approximately six periods, as directed by the School Director; Plan and deliver engaging, rigorous lessons, according to students’ needs and the provided curriculum, where applicable; Maintain a positive, safe, and organized learning environment; Update gradebook on a weekly basis; Inform students and families about students’ progress; Implement school-wide student management policies within classroom and campus; Actively participate in all teams, including grade level, content team, and other teams as designated by the campus; Make parental contact by phone and/or conduct home visits when necessary; Attend parent meetings and conferences; Chaperone local and out-of-state field lessons, including but not limited to student Spring Trips; Conduct morning, lunch, and afternoon duties during assigned times; Complete and submit all necessary paperwork in a timely manner; Additional duties as assigned.
Education/Certification: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution.

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Houston-SPCA-logoHouston SPCA
Director of Communication

The Houston SPCA seeks a creative and talented professional to develop and implement an integrated communication. plan to advance the organization’s brand identity and increase the visibility of programs across key stakeholder audiences. Responsibilities include management of day-to-day marketing and public relations; overseeing the development of all print communications and marketing collateral and developing and implementing a social media and digital/e-communications strategy, including but not limited to writing content (blogs, social media sites, etc.), keeping sites updated and interactive, responding to user posts and feedback, monitoring and reporting trends and engaging varied audiences through targeted, professional writing. This position serves as the organization’s spokesperson and lead point person on media interactions. The Director will establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, priorities, and conduct performance appraisals. Ideal candidate is a leader and team player with a passion for the organization’s mission.

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years related management experience in public relations or communications field and exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills required. Previous on-air experience preferred and must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekend and evening shifts.

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CASE-for-kids-logoCommunity & Family Engagement Specialist
CASE for Kids

To develop and implement recurring, effective family engagement activities at CASE sites.
Duties and responsibilities include: Demonstrate knowledge of 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) and CASE priorities, program plans, policies and procedures. Plan, develop, coordinate and deliver family engagement workshops to 21st CCLC site coordinators, families, and/or parent liaisons in support of parental involvement, job readiness, and adult literacy. Work with sites to identify strengths and needs to develop ongoing parent/guardian involvement activities at 21st CCLC sites. Develop and maintain relationship with community agencies to bring resources, training, and services to families of students participating in a 21st CCLC program. Act as an advocate for families enrolled in the program, both within the center and the larger community and assist families in becoming knowledgeable of community resources and services. Work with site coordinator, school staff, parents, volunteers, and community partners to develop effective community support groups. Work with families to increase the family involvement in the child’s education and the CASE 21st CCLC program. Participate in committees and workgroups as assigned. Participate in program monitoring and fidelity. Maintain appropriate records to document parental and community involvement and participation at sites. Accurate and timely submission of required and requested reports.

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Communications or related field from an accredited university. Two years of experience in social work, family or child services, or related areas

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ARC-greater-houston-logo-4Executive Director
The ARC of Greater Houston

The Executive Director is responsible for the administration and the leadership of The Arc of Greater Houston. This position will frequently exceed a 40 hour work week and is exempt from Fair Labor Standard Practices overtime compensation requirements as an executive position requiring substantial specialized knowledge, independent decision making and supervisory responsibility

Duties include: Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress. Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the Board. Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field of Intellectual and Development Disabilities. Attend monthly meetings and provide operational and legislative information so that the Board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it. Assist in recruiting and maintaining a committed and effective Board of Directors. Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs and goals. Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations. Represent the mission, programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations, and the general public. Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.

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Project-GRAD-houston-logoCommunity Engagement Coach
AmeriCorps Position (Full-Time)

Project GRAD

To support the college readiness and college access pathways for students and families enrolled in Project GRAD (GRAD) partnering schools or participating in associated community based organization (CBO) programs. The role of the AmeriCorps Community Engagement Coach is to enhance collaborative efforts among GRAD alumni, volunteers, partner organizations, GRAD, and GRAD scholars and families in order to align student support efforts and promote efficient college completion.
AmeriCorps is a national service program which provides member participants the opportunity to serve high need populations for the purpose of improving lives and communities. This 11.5 month, 1700 hour position as a member of the Project GRAD Houston AmeriCorps program involves increasing college success for students participating in the College Success iMentoring program.

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YMCA Intl Services   === …Arabic Speaking Resettlement Case Manager
YMCA International Services Houston

Case Manager will work with clients in establishing an individual assessment/service plan that will include:
Housing (Responsible for developing a plan for securing safe and sanitary housing according to R&P Coop. Agreement with the assistance of Refugee Resettlement Services Director. Ensure that all core services are provided in a timely manner. Initial Community Orientation. Assist client in accessing Food Stamp/Refugee Medical Assistance Programs. Develop Self-sufficiency plan. Provide referral and verify attendance to English as a Second Language Classes. Social Security Cards. Initial medical screening. Counseling and emergency services. Referrals to other social service providers. Enrollment in Match Grant or Refugee Cash Assistance. Enrollment of children in school. Employment, transportation, translation and interpretation. Maintain Case Files as required by R&P and MG Guidelines. Prepare and submit reports as required by Program Director. Airport pickup when deemed appropriate and necessary. Solicit and document in-kind goods and services. Other duties as assigned. Case Manager is ultimately responsible for all of the cases assigned

Experience/Skills: Excellent written and verbal English communication skills – College diploma and/or equivalent experience. – Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, automobile liability insurance, and a vehicle. Fluency in Arabic required. Preference will be given to applicants that have familiarity with current refugee populations (Syria).

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houston-food-bank-logoOnline Media Coordinator
Houston Food Bank

Position is responsible for coordinating with the Director of Communications in implementation of web-based communications that forward the mission of the Houston Food Bank.  Primary responsibilities include writing, overseeing and preparing graphics and photos for the Food Bank’s website and social media outlets, as well as overall institutional content management; analyzing google analytics and metrics; content management of video screens; writing/editing and/or reviewing all e-communications (e-newsletters, e-blasts, announcements, surveys); and support organizational photography and video.

Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or a related field, plus 3-5 years of related experience (not including internships). Fluency in website and social media writing; proficiency with website content management software; google analytics and HTML skills; familiarity with graphic packages, as well as knowledge of Flash and XML-based web applications and programming.

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Shriners-hospital-for-childrenRegional Director of Human Resources
Shriner’s Hospital for Children Galveston & Houston

The Regional Director of Human Resources serves as a strategic partner to the Shriners Hospitals for Children Galveston and Houston Hospitals to provide guidance and support to department heads and staff. The Regional Director of Human Resources ensures HR processes and procedures are consistently communicated and administered throughout the hospitals, and has thorough knowledge of corporate and local HR policies, as well as federal and state law as it pertains to recruitment, compensation, benefit administration and employee concerns.  In addition, this position leads HR practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, performance standards, goal attainment and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce that is productive and engaged.  The individual in this position serves as a senior level HR specialist and consultant to Hospital leadership and the hospital workforce, driving the implementation of enterprise-wide HR policies, procedures and practices.   The Regional Director of Human Resources works closely with the Corporate VP of Human Resources and other corporate leadership and staff to coordinate implementation of services, policies and programs.

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Bicycle and Station Tech
Houston B-cycle

Houston B-cycle, Houston’s Urban Bike Sharing Program is looking for a qualified technician and driver for WEEKEND employment. This role is the public face of Houston B-cycle therefore a positive and friendly attitude is an absolute necessity!  Prospective employees must possess excellent customer service skills. Ideal candidate is team driven; goal oriented and has an eye for detail.

Primary responsibilities include: Works alone most of the time under the guidance of the program director. Drives a van/truck. Keeps stations and bikes clean. Maintains stations – troubleshooting, replacing parts, batteries. Performs routine maintenance on bicycles – pumps up tires, tighten set posts etc.. Evaluates bike condition and escalates issues as needed. Inspects bike stations for safety, operability and cleanliness. Works with Customer Service and Bike Service teams to ensure timely and productive workflows. Basic data entry, for inventory and tracking purposes. Keeps a positive relationship with all co-workers. Customer service/ interaction (answering calls, questions on the street) Operating/maintaining sprinter van (cleaning and running). Balancing the system (Moving bikes around). Events (setup, tear down and other assigned duties)

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baylor-college-medicine-blue-logoDirector of Development
Baylor College of Medicine
Manage multi-level assignments with primary emphasis on securing major gifts ($50,000 or more). Actively build prospect portfolio through faculty leads and giving pipeline. Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects consisting of individuals, corporations, and foundations, and show demonstrated movement toward solicitation in an appropriate timeframe.

In a team approach with development colleagues, and using established development techniques, support and participate in a full complement of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for developing support for the College in the highest gift ranges. In due time major gift officers will be expected to conduct 125 personal donor/prospect visits and raise $ million to $10 million annually. Continuously develop new prospects and provide comprehensive solicitation strategies by utilizing the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs expertise in planned giving, annual fund, endowment analysis, donor recognition, prospect validation, events, and volunteer management. Work with volunteers, faculty members, and BCM administration in the solicitation of prospects and participate as appropriate.

The Director of Development may provide support for specific program responsibilities based upon expertise and knowledge (such as stewardship, planned giving), and serve as the point of contact for BCM faculty and departments as related to specific donors and College fundraising priorities. Use Raiser’s Edge to perform timely moves management, project future funding, and track significant activity. Work closely with the Directors of Constituent Strategies in order to identify key supporters and potential new supporters in order to intersect their interests with the goals and missions of the College. Actively build portfolio with input and support from supervisor and/or Directors of Constituent Strategies. Demonstrate leadership qualities. Assist team in developing goals and objectives.

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big-brothers-big-sisters-logo2Enrollment Specialist
Big Brother/Big Sisters of Texas

The Enrollment Specialist will conduct in-depth interviews with prospective volunteers, parents, and children for Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Start mentoring programs. Write comprehensive assessments based on each interview which will be used for other Program staff when making matching decisions. The position will enroll 48-60 volunteers and clients per month.
Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Activities: Conduct volunteer and client enrollment for the agency’s Community Based and School/Site. Based Programs, including interviews, individual orientations, child safety information, home assessments, and completion of other required checks as outlined within Big Brothers Big Sisters America (BBBSA) guidelines and Program manual. Write comprehensive assessments within prescribed time frames and make recommendations for participation in the program based on data gathered from volunteer and client interviews. Adhere to documentation standards according to BBBSA and agency guidelines. Input complete information into AIM (Agency Information Management System) as it is gathered. Share community resource/referral information with clients and staff as needed. Participate in match and unmatched client activities, client relations activities, and agency special events, as needed. Participate in all team, staff, and Program meetings. Conduct presentations and schedule Match Introductions, as requested. Maintain state licensure, when applicable

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a social or human science, such as social work, sociology, or psychology.

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barbara-bush-literacy-fdn-logoAwareness & Communication VISTA
Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation

The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (BBHLF) mission is to improve the quality of life of Houstonians across all age groups through the power of literacy. Specifically, there are four categories of focus that include ) children from birth to kindergarten, 2) children in kindergarten through third grade, 3) adolescents in grades four through 12, and 4) and adults. Each of these populations are effected by low literacy rates resulting in a crisis that Houston must tackle. To do this, we have worked with community stakeholders to create a Blueprint for Action for which we need VISTAs to help support and carryout.

The Awareness and Communications VISTA will expand community knowledge and support of the Houston Literacy Blueprint for Action and the Houston Literacy Crisis. Specifically, the VISTA will leverage social media across literacy partners to expand outreach and increase the number of Houstonian’s connected to literacy information; Develop a calendar of literacy events across the city, state and nationally at which literacy messaging and resources may be used/promoted; and Develop literacy communicators toolkit and provide system for outreach and roll-out across nonprofits, districts and other partners.

Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service, Relocation Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Housing Allowance – $100/mo, Training, Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Health Coverage*

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project-row-houses-logoFinance Manager
Project Row Houses

Project Row Houses (PRH) is a community-based arts and culture non-profit organization in Houston’s northern Third Ward, one of the city’s oldest African American neighborhoods. Founded in 1993 as a result of the vision of local African-American artists wanting a positive creative presence in their own community, PRH shifts the view of art from traditional studio practice to a more conceptual base of transforming the social environment.

Central to the vision of PRH is the social role of art as seen in neighborhood revitalization, historic preservation, community service, and youth education. The programs of PRH are built around Five Pillars inspired by the work of internationally renowned artist John Biggers and his principles concerning the components of row house communities: Art and Creativity, Education, Social Safety Nets, Architecture, Sustainability

Project Row Houses is currently seeking a full-time Finance Manager. This position manages internal operations, including Finance, Property, Compliance and Human Resources, and reports to the Executive Director.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Cheryl Flores at or fax (713) 526-1623. No phone calls please.

Program Director, Voices for Change
One Voice Texas

The Voices for Change (VFC) Program Director (PD) is responsible for overseeing the development and daily operation of the Voices for Change Program. The PD will be at the forefront of working with staff and membership in order to realize the vision and mission of VFC as well as promoting the program at the local, state and national level.One-voice-texas-logo

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily. Ensure that all decisions, activities and planning are foremost driven by and about youth voice; Supervise, make management decisions, and work closely with the VFC Youth Engagement Coordinator; Serve as a liaison between VFC staff/membership and the VFC Resource Board; Guide prioritization of activities, community engagement, outreach, and policy development to ensure strategic and timely completion of objectives; Manage and develop relationships with community and state level stakeholders including policymakers; Identify professional development and other skill building needed by VFC staff and membership; Engage with stakeholders who provide services to children/youth in foster care as well as youth who are homeless in order to understand what community resources are available and what gaps exist; Represent VFC at public speaking events and media interviews

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baylor-college-medicine-blue-logoAdministrative Fellowship Program
Baylor College of Medicine

The Baylor College of Medicine Administrative Fellowship Program is open to recent graduate students who received a Master’s degree in Business Administration or Health Administration or an equivalent master’s degree from an accredited business or health care management program.
The fellowship offers a graduate the opportunity to gain management experience within one of the world’s leading academic health science institutions.

The application deadline for the Baylor fellowship is Sept. 14, 2015. The fellowship interview process will consist of telephone and on-site interviews. Selected applicants will participate in telephone interviews with various Baylor management teams that begin Sept. 21, 2015. The Baylor management team will select the new fellows and offers will be made by late October/early November. The selected fellows will begin their fellowship in July 2016.

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childrens-museum-logo-4Exhibit Coordinator
Children’s Museum of Houston

Looking to help kids and work in an exciting environment every day? Then the Children’s Museum of Houston is for you!

Exhibit Coordinator works with the Exhibit Collection Coordinator, Director of Exhibit Design and Production and the Director of Business Development to ensure successful completion of projects and tasks in the areas of Exhibit Fresh Eyes, Traveling Exhibit management, and Festival and Event planning and execution. . Organizational, communications, writing and computer skills required. Requires Bachelor’s degree and experience in sales and customer service; tracking and maintaining inventory, and experience with long-term scheduling. Must have reliable transportation, valid TDL and evidence of insurability.

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menninger-clinic-logoFitness Instructors (Part-Time)
Menninger Clinic

Menninger is the international psychiatric center of excellence, restoring hope to each person through innovative programs in treatment, research and education. Our vision is to be a world leader in psychiatric treatment, research and education. Since its founding in 1925, Menninger has been guided by a set of values that helps us provide high quality care, research and training while creating a culture that attracts and retains the best faculty and staff. Two positions available:

Yoga: Two to fours hours a week. Days and times are flexible, however, must maintain patient appointments.
Qualifications License/Certification
Must have demonstrated experience as a Yoga Instructor, including current certification from an accredited association. Competence must be demonstrable and practiced with consistency.

Zuma: Two hours a week. Days and times are flexible, however, must maintain patient appointments.
Qualifications: License/Certification Must have demonstrated experience as a Zumba Instructor, including current certification from accredited association. Competence must be demonstrable and practiced with consistency.

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md-anderson-logo-smAssistant Director Philanthropic Resources
MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Assistant Director, Philanthropic Resources (Mid-Level Giving) is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects at the $5K – $50K level, and the qualification of major and planned giving prospects. The Assistant Director’s efforts will cultivate relationships with key prospects in furtherance of both short- and long-term departmental fundraising goals. Measurable objectives include annual number of personal visits, proposals submitted, and philanthropic dollars secured.

Key Functions: Donor Development – Through mail, telephone, and a high volume of personal visits, the Assistant Director will pursue the qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects targeted for solicitation at the midlevel gift level. Expected to qualify prospects for major gift portfolio assignment. Expected to develop an understanding of development operations and work toward learning priorities, policies, and procedures to enhance knowledge of the institution and development office as it relates to donors and prospects.

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goodwill-houston-logoCommunications and Partnership Specialist
Goodwill Industries

The Communications and Partnership Specialist will be responsible for providing day-to-day support for Goodwill Houston’s media and community cause partnership relationships. As part of the PR Team, the Communications & Partnership Specialist will also coordinate community awareness and PR campaigns and assist with PR, marketing and communications activities and initiatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides project coordination and oversight for new and ongoing partnerships. Develops content and creative concepts for media and cause partnerships campaigns.Works closely with all Goodwill Houston departments to identify and vet success stories.Writes scripts and produces TV and radio spots, corporate videos for fundraising events and employee training videos. Works closely with the VP of Public Relations to create and strengthen key media and community cause partnerships. Coordinates on-location video shoots for media partners and in-house video projects. Coordinates national PR and partnerships projects. Performs other duties as assigned
Qualified Candidates will have:  A degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or related field is required. At least four (4) years of full-time professional work experience in a comparable position. Excellent project coordination skills and ability to think strategically. Excellent attention to detail. Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills. Strong customer service skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of individuals and personalities with a demonstrated ability to problem solve. Proficiency in completing assignments independently, on time and within budget. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and thrive in fast-paced, constantly changing environment. High standards of ethics and integrity. Ability to work well independently and within a team. Strong computer skills with proficiency in all Microsoft software applications/MAC proficiency is a plus. Previous media producing experience is preferred

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HCDE-harris-county-dept-education-logoVISTA Position
CASE for Kids for Sustainability
Harris County Department of Education

Houston and its surrounding communities are in need of engaging individuals who are ready to mobilize resources in order to support the youth of city. The time is now to create solutions for Houston’s at-risk youth to have a brighter future. AmeriCorps VISTAs will help educate community members on how to prepare students for academic success; give partners the tools to create or sustain out-of-school-time (OST) programs; and provide sustainable solutions for high quality programs that yield positive outcomes for students and adults in the communities served. All of which will provide long-term solutions for education and economic empowerment. Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) was established in 1889 by the Texas legislature to equalize educational opportunities for children in the greater Houston area. Throughout its history, HCDE’s programs have evolved to meet the changing needs of students and educators. The Center for Afterschool, Summer and Expanded Learning (CASE for Kids), is a division dedicated to supporting high quality (OST) programming to over 7,000 students each year. CASE for Kids helps communities by build collaborative partnerships to support at-risk students and their families; and educate elected officials, foundations and businesses on the importance of sustaining effective programs.

VISTA members wil form relationships in several communities in and around the Harris County area, laying the groundwork for CASE for Kids’ capacity building efforts. VISTAs will equip OST community providers in ways to expand and enhance current academic enrichment opportunities and engage traditional and non-traditional OST stakeholders to strengthen OST systems. Additional work includes conducting research, asset mapping and data analysis to identify community needs, issues and resources. VISTAs will convene communities, schools, government agencies and businesses to expand CASE for Kids’ collaborative networks and create materials and publications to support sustainability efforts.

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AMIGOSMarketing & Outreach Coordinator
Amigos de las Americas

This position will be based at the National Office in Houston, TX with the Amigos de las Americas Recruitment Department, which works collaboratively with numerous departments including Programs, Marketing and Regional Operations. The Recruitment Department is responsible for the direct recruitment of the program participants, chapter recruitment team support, domestic partnership development, outreach, and engagement of new students. Come join this dynamic and evolving team!

The Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will focus on researching target outreach markets in Texas and developing recruitment action plans to bring in new high school, college, and Gap participants alongside our local chapters in order to reach organizational targets. We are looking for a dynamic, outgoing, and goal oriented driven individual with a passion for AMIGOS and youth leadership development.

A successful person in this role: You are a social organizer among your friends. When you get inspired by something, you tell everyone you know. You thrive in goal oriented environments and have experience tracking data and actions. You appreciate creative thinking, quick turnaround times, and a team that follows deadlines. You enjoy making calls, communicating on a regular basis, and taking initiative when challenges arise. You’re addicted to your phone and communicate on social media with friends, and enjoy talking to people about AMIGOS and its programs. You are driven by creative ideas and achieving goals. You are adept and comfortable at working with a remote team and can set your own schedule with confidence.

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MAM-Memorial-assistance-ministries-logoFinancial Education Program Coordinator
Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM)

The Financial Education Program Coordinator identifies, maintains and evaluates a comprehensive financial education program comprised of workshops, one-on-one financial coaching sessions and a variety of financial education tools. The program coordinator identifies and delivers workshop curricula, collateral materials and other learning tools; provides one-on-one financial coaching to clients; cultivates and stewards relationships with external partners and communicates effectively with all constituents, including staff and volunteers of MAM.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of one year of experience providing one-on-one financial coaching; Experience and skill as a workshop facilitator, teacher, support group leader or other experience that demonstrates experience, skill and/or interest in teaching adults; Certification as a financial coach a plus!; Bilingual (English/Spanish) required (oral, written, and conversational skills to an extent such that conversations, curricula, handouts, presentations and all written communications can be accomplished fluidly and with little effort or preparation); Effectively self-aware and with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a broad diversity of staff, volunteers, clients and collaborative partners both orally and in writing;
Excellent mastery of professional boundaries; Experience supervising adult volunteers is a plus!; Commitment to the MAM mission*; Demonstrated ability to work with people from all walks of life and treat them with dignity and respect;  Culturally aware and supportive of a growing, diverse client base; Strong work ethic, self-directed, flexible, finishes what is started; and Intermediate to advanced skill with Microsoft Office Applications.

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avenue-cdc-logoHomeownership Program Manager
Avenue Community Development Corporation

The Homeownership Program Manager oversees programs to educate and advise prospective homebuyers and existing homeowners so that they can successfully attain and maintain homeownership. The Manager will also implement a financial capability program so that individuals and families have access to the education, skills, resources and support needed to make sound decisions that allow them to achieve and sustain financial security.
The Manager establishes overall objectives for the program and develops a comprehensive plan for meeting those goals that includes performance measures and a timeline. The Manager is responsible for ensuring that the program’s objectives and goals are met.
The Manager oversees the service-delivery system to ensure that the program operates in an organized, coordinated and efficient manner to provide high-quality service to its customers. The Manager develops and implements strategies to enlist the support of investing partners, such as banks, realtors, insurance companies, etc. and nurtures these relationships.
The Manager also performs staff and program reviews to ensure service is of the highest quality and meets the needs of those it is intended to serve. The Manager oversees all counseling services and provides support to staff as needed to ensure a timely, efficient and quality response to customer needs.

Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred). Bilingual in English and Spanish. Three+ years of program management experience. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks. Strong computer data management skills. Effective public-speaking skills. And more…

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citizen-schools-logo-1Teaching Associate
Citizenship Schools

Citizen Schools seeks a cohort of talented, enthusiastic, and diverse educators to serve as a part-time Teaching Associates (TA) in Houston for the 2015-2016 academic year. Support teachers and volunteers in leading a classroom of 15-20 students hands-on throughout the extended day program; running structured homework sessions, teaching supplemental lessons and facilitating apprenticeships. Provide operational support and one on one behavior management. TAs work approximately 8-18 hours per week. Schedules vary by campus, but all TAs will work Monday through Friday for several hours in the afternoon. TAs need to be available between 12:00pm – 6:00 pm. In addition to serving on campus, TAs also have self-managed hours each week for preparation and communication. All positions begin in late August.

Requirements: Knowledge of and commitment to the Citizen Schools’ mission. Academic skills – proficiency in middle school math and English. Coaching skills and ability to provide and receive constructive feedback. Commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse groups of people. Experience working with youth, middle school youth ideal. Ability to build relationships and influence students, colleagues, and community members. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong detail orientation, time management, and organization skills. Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred, or be in pursuit of one (dependent on region). Spanish skills a plus.

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arnold-founation-logoGrant Management Associate (Houston)
Laura and John Arnold Foundation

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) is a private foundation whose core objective is to address our nation’s most pressing and persistent challenges using evidence-based, multi-disciplinary approaches. LJAF strives to create functional solutions that target the root causes, not just the symptoms, of these problems. The solutions must be both scalable nationally and sustainable without permanent philanthropy.
Core Responsibilities: LJAF is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual who will play an integral role in LJAF’s grantmaking. Responsibilities will include the following: Manage internal and external relationships and information related to potential and existing charitable grants and activities. Draft grant agreements and other contracts for Board-approved projects. Track and review grant reports and deliverables. Research, synthesize, and organize information for potential and existing grants. Coordinate grant-related activity between LJAF’s three offices (Houston, TX; New York, NY; and Washington, D.C.) Collaborate with LJAF’s Grant Manager, Controller, Chief Operating Officer/General Counsel, and other staff to support the grantmaking processes
Preferred Experience: Previous work experience and/or educational background in fields such as public policy, law, business, or philanthropy

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Baylor-college-of-medicine-logoSenior Communications Specialist
Baylor College of Medicine

The Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center (DLDCC) has an immediate opening for a Senior Communications Specialist. This position oversees internal and external DLDCC communications including websites, blogs, and newsletters. This individual must be a flexible and detail-oriented professional with excellent written and verbal communications skills who can quickly adapt to a variety of situations.
Maintains internet and intranet website pages related to DLDCC research, education and patient care activities. Creates research and clinical marketing materials for both internal and external use. Contributes to script writing and video production with assistance of BCM Office of Communications. Collects, reviews, and distributes relevant and interesting information in a timely fashion for weekly news e-blast. Contributes to monthly submission of AACI Updates. Coordinates all aspects of DLDCC functions including: production of promotional material, conference room reservations, travel arrangements for out of town guest speakers, lunch, dinner and/or refreshments for all related functions, facility and IT services.  Events include: monthly program meetings, annual symposia, and conferences. Process all payments to vendors, honorariums to speakers, and reimbursements to hosts for all expenses related to such events.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a closely related field. Three years of directly-related experience.

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YMCA-logoSocial Adjustment Services Coordinator
YMCA International Services

YMCA International Services is a unique branch of the Y of Greater Houston and seeks to meet the needs of Houston’s significant refugee and immigrant communities. We provide comprehensive programs that focus on building human assets and fostering self-sufficiency. As a Program Coordinator on our team, you will play an integral role in helping refugees, asylees, Cuban border crossers, and victims of human trafficking gain access to a wide range of case management services with the goal of becoming self-sufficient.

Excellent written and verbal English communication skills. Fluency in Spanish, Arabic, or Burmese is preferred. Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, automobile liability insurance and a vehicle. Bachelor’s degree in social work, public health, or other related field and/or relevant experience; Master’s
Degree preferred. Highly motivated and independent. Experience working with refugees and/or multicultural populations. Familiarity with refugee issues and refugee populations in Houston.
Schedule flexibility, must be able and willing to work on Saturdays, early mornings or evenings if needed.

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Living-Water-Intl-logoInternal Auditor
Living Water International

The purpose of this role is to provide support to Living Water by conducting numerous monthly auditing tests of transactions at Affiliates and Partners and interact with Living Water Accountant globally to help them develop more accounting and compliance skills.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities: Summarize results (accuracy) of monthly tested accounting transactions by Affiliate; Help correct noted accounting or transaction errors in Affiliate books; Communicate to Affiliate Accountants results of above tested transactions and train/advise Accountants (and CDs) how to make future entries; Assist HR in ensuring that accruals are appropriate; Assist Regional Finance Managers in ensuring that prepaid assets and liabilities are properly stated
on Affiliate books each month.
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; Minimum 2 years’ experience working in accounting; Proficient in accounting software, preferably QuickBooks; Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Outlook applications; Ability to accomplish tasks without constant oversight; Proactive in addressing and resolving problems; Able to communicate effectively with staff both internationally, and domestic; Multi-lingual is preferable but not required, proficient in Spanish is preferred

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Economic Opportunity Organizer VISTA

Feeding Texas

Feeding Texas leads a unified effort for a hunger free Texas. We assist hungry Texans through a statewide network of twenty-one food banks, lead the public discussion on hunger in Texas, and strengthen the anti-hunger movement through collaboration and capacity building. The Client Empowerment Corps is an innovative new program focused on alleviating the upstream, economic causes of hunger as well as the downstream effects of hunger on health. VISTAs will assess local communities, build non-traditional partnerships to increase client access to new services, and strategically incorporate the voices of hungry Texans into the public conversation on hunger through story banking and other initiatives. As the Economic Opportunity Organizer VISTA members will work to continue to expand and strengthen the partnerships created in the first year of the program. VISTA members will develop new, or strengthen existing partnerships to increase food bank clients’ access to economic opportunities. VISTAs will also engage clients in contributing their voices to a statewide story bank, as well as facilitate client advisory groups. Program Benefits: Childcare Assistance if Eligible. Relocation Allowance Training Stipend. Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend. Living Allowance $973/month
Qualifications: College Graduate. Interest in innovative approaches to addressing poverty. Driver‘s License and access to a reliable vehicle. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Minimum 18 years of
age. Responsible for finding your own housing

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Sr. Corporate Development Director – Heart Walk
American Heart Association – Houston

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Corporate Development Director- Heart Walk in our Houston, TX office. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities for the annual Houston Heart Walk as well as plan, implement and evaluate the event. This event brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number 1 and 4 killer in America. The territory is the Houston area. The date of the next Heart Walk is Saturday, November 7, 2015. The goal for this year is $3.5M.
Job duties include: Campaign chair recruitment and management. Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Heart Walk and sponsorships. Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies. Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders. Expanding our reach into the philanthropic community of individuals to raise funds and awareness. Coordinating event efforts. Networking within the local area, and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers. Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals. Manage staff team members towards achieving established goals and objectives.

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KIPP-Houston-logoKIPP Houston Dean/AP
KIPP Northeast College Preparatory

A KIPP Houston Dean/AP will provide assistance to the School Leader with the overall administration of instructional programs and the school. A Dean/AP may focus on a specific area such as faculty, students, or culture or may handle all areas on the campus. This position furthers the mission of KIPP Houston because it helps ensure that all students are equipped with the right tools and a safe environment to learn.
Depending on the focus of the position, the Dean/AP will be responsible for the following areas: Instructional Management, School Culture, Faculty Management, Student Management, Parent Outreach, and School Management
Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Prior experience as a highly effective teacher. Must be considered highly-qualified based on NCLB guidelines, if applicable. Previous leadership experience preferred

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Episcopal-service-corps-logoTexas Episcopal Service Fellows
Texas Episcopal Service Corps

Episcopal Service Corps is a national network of over 30 service year programs for people in their 20s. ESC is the third largest faith-based service year organization in the country and encompasses over 200 corps members all around the US. Corps members develop leadership and professional skills while serving full time at nonprofits and social service agencies addressing many social justice issues. Texas Episcopal Service Corps currently has these positions*:

  • Open Door Mission: Administration for DoorWay Recovery Center
  • St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: Assist in church’s communication department as well as work with the afterschool program and youth ministry
  • Interfaith Ministries: Oversee all programs that seek to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding; responsible for all general adult programs for the Interfaith Relations Department
  • Generation One: Develop relationships with the community, churches, and businesses as well as coordinating events to support youth outreach
  • Lord of the Streets: Serve as initial contact for clients when they enter the facility and register clients into the Homeless Management Information System
  • Avenue CDC: Community development and assisting with the GO Neighborhoods Program to implement community meetings, forums, community projects, and public events related to the program
    Whether you are looking to work in Houston, Austin, or somewhere else in the US, ESC has a program for you!

Programs begin in August 2015 and end in Summer 2016. Benefits include housing, health care (if needed), transportation, grocery stipend, and personal stipend.

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Drive-HisdSchool Bus Drivers & Mechanics
Houston Independent School District

The HISD Transportation Department provides students with safe, professional and efficient transportation. Every day, our team provides transportation to and from school as well as educational field trips, athletic competitions, and events. Coordination of these events requires a great group of professional bus drivers, a competent support staff and a well-maintained bus fleet.

HISD will host a transportation job fair from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Scarborough High School (4141 Costa Rica, 77092). HISD will be conducting in-person interviews for the following positions:

School bus drivers ($15.70/hourly)
School bus mechanics
Mechanic helpers
Transportation attendants

Free CDL training, guaranteed route hours, flexible schedules, high-tech buses, benefits and retirement are available. All new bus driver hires are eligible for a $250 sign-on bonus, and both bus drivers and attendants are eligible for a $900 attendance incentive. All applicants are subject to verification of work experience, certification, references, and a criminal history check. Applicants should bring two forms of identification, along with their resume, to the job fair.

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the-womens-home-logoEmployment Specialist 
The Women’s Home

This position will include responsibilities related to developing, coordinating, and providing services related to vocational counseling and aftercare. This position will also include responsibilities related to coordinating and providing services related to Life Skills Training.
General Responsibilities: Provide individual counseling and job preparedness training to clients on a weekly/bi-weekly basis. Provide vocational counseling aimed at job retention. Provide vocational assessments and testing as needed. Provide job search resources including leads, community resources and job fairs. Assist in coordination of volunteer facilitators for vocational services. Maintain positive working relationships with collaborative agencies, i.e. DARS, Career and Recovery Resources, etc. Develop relationships with employers and agencies that would provide hiring opportunities for TWH clients. Provide individual or group supportive counseling to clients who have obtained employment in order to develop a relationship that encourages participation in aftercare. Facilitate an evening vocational support group aimed at job retention. Act as the liaison between graduates and TWH Staff to determine appropriate aftercare client participation in client enrichment/social events/volunteer opportunities, etc. Assist in developing curriculum for Life Skills Training classes.
Qualifications: Bachelor degree in a human service field; Masters’ degree preferred

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Prevention Specialist
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston

Provides prevention services in the area of alcohol, tobacco and other drug information, education, screening, assessment, crisis intervention and referral for program participants and their families.
Responsibilities: Presents evidence-based curricula sessions to students in target elementary and middle schools in a well-planned and efficient manner. Provides accurate and timely reports on a bi-weekly basis, including statistical reports, time sheets, activity report, intake forms, sign-in sheets, and participant paperwork. Responds to requests from individuals and groups for information regarding alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in addition to related topics. Responds to requests for presentations to persons and groups in the community. Participates in on-going training, workshops, and seminars as needed and assigned. Other duties as assigned in line with the individual’s skill level and need for professional growth
Education: Bachelor’s or Associate degree in a behavioral science is required. One year related experience working with children. Obtain Associate Prevention Specialist certification after 18 months of employment.

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Lone-Star-Veterans-Association-logoAdministrative Assistant to Program Managers
Lone Star Veterans Associate

Assist in maintaining LSVA membership databases. Create flyers and social media posts and materials for events. Assist in leveraging social networking to communicate to our veterans and community resources. Engage LSVA members via social media. Assist in coordinating events for LifeNAV and Veterans Career. Transition programs. Represent LSVA at social events, employment expos, military unit gatherings, conference, local government meetings, etc. in order to conduct community outreach, cultivate resources, and identify veterans
Assist with the weekly newsletter. Screen both incoming veterans and resources to safeguard against fraudulent or illegitimate intent. Support all other LSVA programs as necessary
Qualifications and Education Requirements: Min. four years of service in any U.S. military branch. Honorable discharge required

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HISD-HIPPY-Prgm-logoHISD – Family and Community Engagement department
HIPPY Home Instructors (PT)

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is a school readiness program for 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old children that helps parents prepare their preschoolers for academic success. Instructors visit parents in their homes for an hour a week over a 30-week period during the school year, and model research-based learning activities designed to help Pre-K children develop skills in reading, math, and science. Parents then practice the activities with their children over the week until they learn a new activity during the next lesson. Children whose parents participate in the program consistently outperform their peers in reading and math in kindergarten and first grade.
Home instructors are essential to the success of the HIPPY program. The part-time positions require a commitment of 30 hours a week and offer a salary of $10 an hour, plus benefits. Below are some of the additional benefits of working with HISD as a HIPPY home instructor: 100 hours paid computer training Opportunities to receive Americorps funding to pursue higher education. Professional work experience. Opportunities for further employment within HISD. Personal satisfaction from training parents to help their children succeed in school

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United Way of Greater Houston
AmeriCorps Member

We have several openings for individuals who enjoy math and reading! AmeriCorps members for the United Way Early Grade Reading and Math Initiatives will help ensure that United Way makes a positive difference and creates a measurable impact for children. AmeriCorps members willbe responsible for implementing volunteer and peer-to-peer programs in several schools and multiple districts. The AmeriCorps members will be responsible for ensuring that the programs are achieving the desired outcomes with maximum efficiency. With the guidance of the United Way Education team, the AmeriCorps members will be the site coordinators for volunteers and the main contact for school partners and third-party evaluators. Position requires self-initiative and minimal supervision while working collaboratively with a team of other AmeriCorps members, staff, volunteers, education professionals, evaluation professionals and all levels of United Way staff. MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Non-profit Management, Human Services or other related field from an accredited institution. Experience in school systems or literacy preferred.

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Interfaith Ministries logoCommunications Manager
Interfaith Ministries

The Communications Manager is primarily responsible for managing internal and external communications, and marketing opportunities. This manager is responsible for communications to a wide range of stakeholders, including but not limited to employees, donors, media, bloggers, influential members of the community, the press, the community and the public. This position will also play a leadership role in the Development Department.
This position requires self-motivation and ability to work independently, while coordinating and playing a leadership role on the larger development team. Creativity and a high degree of accountability in meeting mutually agreed deadlines is a must.
Responsibilities include: Create, develop and oversee the organization’s annual communications and media strategy and advance the organization’s brand identity. Supervise the communications staff and interns. Create and/or approve printed materials and written communications, both internally and externally, including printed newsletter(s), electronic newsletters, direct mail, press releases and annual report. Promote the organization’s message through all media platforms including website and social media. Act as the organization’s liaison and spokesperson to media outlets and maximize media relationships and opportunities. Assist the Chief Development Officer with strategic planning and other development team activities. Maintain a portfolio of relationships with identified corporate and individual donors. Support IM fundraising events through creation of timelines, promotion, and printed material oversight. Available for special projects on holidays, evenings, and weekends when necessary. Participates in other development duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

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Souper bowl of caringSouper Bowl of Caring
South Texas Director

We are seeking a highly organized, energetic and action-oriented Filed Director to plan, execute and grow the Souper Bowl of Caring across South Texas. The ideal candidate is comfortable in different situations — from matching the energy of a large youth group to leading a meeting with business executives or seeking financial support. The candidate should be a good writer, with a flair for creativity. It is important to have a knack for quickly developing strong relationships and to relish the challenge of recruiting new participants. The ideal candidate plans for the big picture and knows the importance of detail — starting the week, s/he knows both how it contributes to quarterly goals and what s/he will be doing each day. The candidate is passionate about tackling hunger, loves working with young people and knows what a touchdown is.

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GenesysWorksDevelopment Manager

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Manager will assist the Director of Development in developing and implementing the annual Development Plan to meet the current contributed income budget of $1.34 MM through the solicitation of institutional, individual government, and programmatic event support. The Development Manager works in partnership with the Director of Development and the Genesys Works – Houston (GWH) management team to forge new relationships to build GWH’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The Development Manager ensures the smooth operation of the Development Department by ensuring the accuracy and completeness of donor records.
The Development Manager will also assist in the design and implementation of marketing and communications activities in support of development needs.
It is expected that the amount raised by the Genesys Works – Houston will increase in future years as the development team systematically and effectively strengthens the organization’s overall fundraising capacity.

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Pediatric Case Aide (Part Time)
UT-Health / Medical School

“Where Creating the Best Hope for a Healthier Future Begins”
Position provides paraprofessional social work services in the recruitment and admission of clients for a clinic or hospital. Provides services related to routine and general problems which do not require a professional social worker. Duties Include: You will schedule appointments, explain application procedure and answer questions for walk-in applicants or phone to request appointments. Maintain an organized work area, stocked with all necessary forms & materials required to perform duties effectively, screen & verify applicant’s household income/address, & other required information using eligibility policies as indicated by federal, state and local agency guidelines. You will measure length/height, weight, and hemoglobin following proper lab procedures. You will also maintain accurate EBT cards inventory and appropriate documentation of benefits issuance. This position provides services to primarily Spanish speaking populations. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.

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Covenant House of Texas
Outreach Worker

Covenant House Texas (CHT) opened its doors in 1983 to provide shelter for homeless, abused and abandoned youth ages 18 – 20. After more than 30 years of service, CHT is still one of the only service providers in Texas of its type, offering an extensive continuum of care to the homeless youth population in Houston/Harris County. The mission of Covenant House Texas is to offer homeless and runaway youth a safe haven from the dangers of street life and abuse as well as provide them with the necessary skills, training, and emotional support to choose positive life alternatives and develop into self-sufficient adults.

The outreach worker drives the Outreach van, providing services to youth in crisis, i.e., counseling, feeding, referral and transportation. Functions as a community liaison through contacting agencies, organizations and schools. Monitors and reports activities of department on a monthly basis. Provides workshops to agencies, and coordinates activities provided by outreach staff in the community. Requires either a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field or three (3) years’ experience working with youth; experience in street outreach preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and clean driving record. (July 1)

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Senior Director of Donor Relations

AVANCE Houston
The mission of the Development Department is to articulate the critical role of AVANCE-Houston Inc. In parent engagement and early childhood education, establish relationships with donors and donor resources that can generate voluntary and in-kind support for AVANCE programs. The office is charged with maximizing financial gifts by seeking private contributions in order to increase the margin of excellence of its educational programs. It provides guidance in establishing and implementing a wide range of advancement policies and practices to grow and cultivate the number of individual donors, contributing members, corporations, and foundations. The department is responsible for integrating the activities of volunteer organizations and other leadership groups and aligning them with the AVANCE mission and program priorities and in particular the Parent Child Education Program. The Department is committed to offering exceptional fundraising services to meet the needs of and grow the organization, knowledge, and counsel to donors, prospective donors, and the leadership of the agency. Education: BA in social sciences, arts, science, humanities and business administrations. Master’s Degree preferred in any of the fields mention above. Certification in Fund Raising is a plus. Experience: 5-10 Years of experience in fundraising, with a track record of administering successful campaigns setting and meeting goals and cultivating individual contributors. Analytical skills are important for this position. Bilingual Preferred English/Spanish

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Star of Hope
Client Case Manager I – Transitional Living Center

Job Responsibilities: Consult with clients one-on-one on a weekly basis on their progress and make detailed documentation for the file immediately after closure of the session. Maintain accurate records on each client on a reduced caseload: the size to be determined by the Manager of Client Services. This will consist of preparing a Master Action Plan on each client on his/her caseload after consulting with clients and counselors. Master Action Plans must have verifiable long-term objectives and strategies for their attainment. This will also consist of preparing a Monthly Action Plan, which will identify short-term objectives and strategies that will compliment the Master Action Plan.
Participate in regular staffing meetings with counselors as assigned. Refer clients with specific needs to the appropriate counselor. Attend regular Case Management meetings and other meetings. Enforce rules, policies and procedures as appropriate. Screen clients for substance abuse, both random and for cause. Make a record of weekly and bi-weekly room inspections. Random file reviews. Make log entries for continuity of support services. Review and sign HUD forms, client probation evaluation forms and client weekend passes. Participate in trainings as assigned. Assume the responsibility of all clients by promptly responding to any unsafe situations.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. in Social Science. 0-1 years working experience in the field of Social Science as a Case Manager. Good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel.

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Memorial Park Conservancy
Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper provides general office and bookkeeping support to all departments. The position is full-time, exempt with the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Support the daily functions of the Memorial Park Conservancy office in a manner that promotes efficiency, accuracy and professionalism. Proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to meet deadlines while multi-tasking. Ability to work both independently and in a team. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use good judgment. Conduct sensitive matters with diplomacy and tact. Meticulous grammar, editing and writing, presentation and communication skills. Motivated self-starter with ability to anticipate needs and recommend solutions
Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience
At least 2 years prior administrative/bookkeeping experience, preferably in a nonprofit

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Texas-childrens-hosp-logoChild Life Activity Coordinator – Multiple Openings
Texas Childrens Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research.
We are on the hunt for our next Child Life Activity Coordinator—someone who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll provide a comprehensive play program with a focus on ensuring opportunities for normal growth and development, normalization/master of the environment, peer to peer support by encouraging family and peer interaction, and healing experiences through play. We need someone who considers developmental age in approach to and preparation of child.
Job Duties & Responsibilities: Normalizes the hospital environment and supports developmental needs. Prioritizes patient play/activity needs through daily report or verbal consults. Provides developmentally appropriate environments and activities for patients of all ages. Encourages socialization and interaction between patients and families. Maintains the concept of the activity areas as ‘safe’, welcoming, and supportive places. Provides developmentally appropriate activities at bedside. Provides one-on-one interaction with the patients referred by the interdisciplinary team, or self-referral. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to assess individualized patient care goals that can be met through normalizing play. Maintains a safe, clean, and well organized activity room environment. Assesses inventory of supplies, restocks daily, and orders supplies as needed. Trains and supervises volunteers. Participates in departmental responsibilities. Establishes and maintains effective interdepartmental relations

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Sisters Network
Development & Donor Relations Specialist

Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the Part-Time position of Development and Donor Relations Specialist. Please email your resume and a cover letter to: Erie E Calloway, Executive Director Hourly Rate: $24-$28 3 Day Initial Work Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE Position Overview The Development and Donor Relations Specialist will be the primary person responsible for day to day management of all fundraising activities and hands-on implementation and conclusion of the fundraising plans and initiatives of SNI. S/he will be expected to develop prospective donors as well as create a donor database. Reporting directly to the National Program Manager and working closely with the Executive Director and Grants & Outreach Specialist, will develop and execute the Major Gifts Program, Planned Giving Program and several special event committees. S/he will oversee all fundraising considerations and ensure the accuracy, as well as timeliness, of all prospect, donor and lists-reports. Position Responsibilities • Develop and execute Annual Fundraising Plan • Develop, implement and oversee Memorial and Honor Gift Program • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations • Develop and oversee Giving Societies, Matching Gifts Program • Develop, implement and oversee gift acceptance and donor recognition policies • Develop and maintain on-going relationships with donors • Develop Corporate Fundraising Program • Manage the Annual Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and approved State Campaigns • Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors • Development and engage in community based programs to increase the mission of SNI

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Project Grad
AmeriCorps Positions

AmeriCorps is a national service initiative administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), a federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service. Project GRAD Houston has received a grant to support a total of 27 members who will serve within our college access and college success programs. Project GRAD Houston is recruiting members interested in community service which will increase the number of students enrolling in post-secondary education and graduating with a workforce certificate or college degree.

Opportunities for service cover a range of locations, total service hours, and time spans. Please review the chart below to inform your search. Member assignments, benefits, locations, and eligibility requirements are detailed within the Member Position Descriptions inserted in the chart below.

We look forward to reviewing your application and meeting each of you.
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Texas-childrens-hosp-logoTexas Childrens Hospital
Child Life Activity Coordinator (Multiple Openings

Texas Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research.
We are on the hunt for our next Child Life Activity Coordinator—someone who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll provide a comprehensive play program with a focus on ensuring opportunities for normal growth and development, normalization/master of the environment, peer to peer support by encouraging family and peer interaction, and healing experiences through play. We need someone who considers developmental age in approach to and preparation of child.
Job Duties & Responsibilities: Normalizes the hospital environment and supports developmental needs. Prioritizes patient play/activity needs through daily report or verbal consults. Provides developmentally appropriate environments and activities for patients of all ages. Encourages socialization and interaction between patients and families. Maintains the concept of the activity areas as ‘safe’, welcoming, and supportive places. Provides developmentally appropriate activities at bedside. Provides one-on-one interaction with the patients referred by the interdisciplinary team, or self-referral. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to assess individualized patient care goals that can be met through normalizing play. Maintains a safe, clean, and well organized activity room environment. Assesses inventory of supplies, restocks daily, and orders supplies as needed. Trains and supervises volunteers. Participates in departmental responsibilities. Establishes and maintains effective interdepartmental relations

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MDA – Muscular Dystrophy Association
Fundraising Coordinator – Houston, TX

A Fundraising Coordinator is a dynamic and creative fundraiser responsible for securing new sponsors and income, executing fundraising programs and events, developing relationship and expanding MDA’s business in the community. Reports to the Executive Director and works closely with all levels of the MDA Team. The Fundraising Coordinator does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Responsibilities: Execute individual business plan to exceed revenue goals. Create fundraising opportunities through various business development techniques including prospecting, targeted follow-up and new lead generation. Leverage existing business while continually generating new sales. Deliver organized, structured, and persuasive presentations, using effective written and verbal communication. Assist in identifying, recruiting, training and managing temporary coordinators and volunteers. Manage fiscal accountability for significant income requirements. Provide accurate projections to Executive Director. Oversee and participate in the execution of major fundraising programs such as MDA’s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy, Muscle Walk, Lock-Ups, Fill the Boot, Golf Tournaments, Social Events and other community based fundraising and health care activities such as clinics, MDA Summer Camp, support group and other service programs. Perform other duties or special projects as needed.

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Houston Center for Literacy
Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps

The Texas Family Literacy Initiative is a part of the AmeriCorps network of national service programs that engage adults of all ages and backgrounds in service to meet the nation’s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and environment. AmeriCorps, the domestic version of the Peace Corps, gives you an opportunity to apply your skills toward helping others in your community.
Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps is a service program that provides literacy services to adults, children, youth and families in communities in two regions of Texas. The program is directed by the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas [LCCT] and operates out of Austin and Houston.  LCCT, located in Austin, provides fiscal and program oversight as well as partners with non-profits to interview and place members at partner sites in Austin.  Houston Center for Literacy has partnered with local non-profits in order to interview and place members at adult education organizations within the Greater Houston area.
Literacy Services include English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Education Development (GED), Family Literacy,  Civics and Citizenship, Computer Literacy, Health Literacy, Financial Literacy, and more.
Members commit to the 11-month national service program requiring 1700 volunteer hours. Members receive a $12,100 stipend, health care, valuable training and experience, and a $5,650 education award issued at completion of service to help pay student loans or tuition.

For more information, please email W. Kaneesha Allen at
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