La Vega ISD

Job Title

Executive Director – LV Education Foundation

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Executive Director of the La Vega ISD Education Foundation (LVISDEF) is responsible for day-to-day operations of the LVISDEF. This encompasses the planning, development, administration, supervision, and implementation of a comprehensive internal and external development program, directed by the LVISDEF Board of Directors. The Executive Director will also work with La Vega ISD leadership to promote District Initiatives that serve and support the District.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification: Bachelor’s Degree in education, marketing, public administration, public relations or related field, or commensurate professional experience. Special Knowledge/Skills

Three years of related work experience in a non-profit or education organization setting.

Extensive knowledge of:

  • Non-profit organization policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Donor Database Management
  • La Vega ISD Initiatives
  • Local/state/federal grant programs, to include populating data in applications and assimilating data to build strategic plans or support grants
  • Office practices, procedures and equipment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft office, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Excellent telephone techniques and etiquette
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, courtesy and patience
  • In depth knowledge of a variety of social media tools and

Ability to:

  • Interpret and explain Foundation and LVISD District policies, procedures and regulations
  • Work with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • To apply computer skills and the use of Microsoft Office and use MUNIS
  • Develop and maintain databases
  • Draft contracts and follow all purchasing procedures
  • Manage processes, department budget, and accurate records; and identify/resolve discrepancies and activity problems.
  • Exercise discretion regarding matters of sensitive or confidential nature.
  • Exercise judgment in setting priorities, resolve office operational problems and the application of policies, procedures, and methods.
  • Initiate and compose correspondence and written materials independently.
  • Assimilate and understand technical information and terminology related to the department.
  • Work independently and as a team member.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Work under pressure with accuracy; maintain a positive outlook in interactions with staff and the public in person or over the telephone.
  • Work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Location:

La Vega Administration

Salary Range: 

$48,604.00 – $68,796.00 / Per Year

Job Type

Full-Time

Paid or Volunteer

Paid

Open Date / Close Date

 Open Date:

November 9, 2017

Contact

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Waco Foundation

Job Title

Finance & Administrative Intern

Job Description

Position Summary:
Work at Waco Foundation is highly suited for the individual who has a passion for improving the world and particularly the local community, working very hard, problem solving, personal growth, and working with others. All positions at the Foundation offer opportunity for advancement and growth as a result of sustained, dedicated work of employees.
This Intern position is ideal for a college student looking for part-time work who is interested in learning about the nonprofit sector, basic financial work, and office administration.

Reports to:
Director of Finance, Executive Assistant

Position Equivalency:
Part-time: 15-20 hours per week.
Foundation business hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Beginning Salary:
Will be based on experience level.

Qualifications:

• Passion for community work, learning, problem solving and a fast-paced schedule;
• Business background through education and/or work history is preferred;
• Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office software and the Internet;
• Must possess the highest ethical standards, honesty, integrity, professionalism, politeness, courteousness; ability to appropriately protect confidential information;
• Ability to accept constructive criticism and corrections from superiors and coworkers with humility, maturity, and implement changes;
• Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines;
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task;
• Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal/written communication skills;
• The ability to relate well to and understand a wide variety of people that comprise Foundation constituencies;
• Professionalism, diplomacy and flexibility;
• A positive attitude, dedication to quality and accuracy and an ability to work well with co-workers in a small office;
• A minimum 3.0 GPA is required; and reliable transportation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Daily and weekly work responsibilities will include a mixture of routine administrative work as well as broader projects. Routine tasks will include but are not limited to answering phones, filing, organizing filing systems, data entry, drafting and mailing correspondence, etc. Projects will vary over the course of the Intern’s time at the Foundation, but may involve basic accounting analysis, improving procedures for general office management, researching and developing reports on community issues, and other projects based on the Foundation’s needs, the Staff workload, and the Intern’s interests.
Specific tasks for the Intern include, but are not limited to, the following:

Reception and General Duties (10%):
• Reception duties (answering phones, welcoming and directing visitors, taking messages, etc), in a weekly rotation with other Foundation Interns;
• Supporting other Foundation Directors and Interns from time to time with their projects, as approved by the Executive Assistant.

Financial Office Support (35%)
• Expense reporting
• Preparation and mailing of quarterly fund statements to donors/grantors;
• Filing and maintenance of vendor files; and Office, Records, and Policy

Administration (55%):
• Creating and managing an ongoing supply ordering process, including
monitoring the Foundation’s office supply inventory;
• Periodically contacting outside vendors in routine service calls to ensure
that office equipment is maintained and functioning properly, especially
whenever the Staff is unavailable;
• Drafting new policies and procedures for the Foundation’s work as
requested and as reviewed by the Executive Assistant;
• Assisting with meeting preparation; including, but not limited to the set
up and delivery of catering, scheduling, material preparation;
• General administrative work such as filing, scanning, data entry; and
• Any other duties or special projects as assigned by the Executive Assistant.

Job Type

Part-Time

Paid or Volunteer

Paid

Open Date / Close Date

 Open Date:

October 19, 2017

Contact

Jennifer Werse

Executive Assistant

jwerse@wacofoundation.org

254-754-3404

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How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Finance & Administrative Intern Position” to Jennifer Werse, jwerse@wacofoundation.org, Executive Assistant.

Waco Habitat for Humanity

Job Title

Grants and Contracts Specialist

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Grants and Contracts Manager for Waco Habitat for Humanity gathers and maintains all required application documentation, reporting, funds reconciliation, and grant schedule management.

Reports to:
Director of Operations

Position Equivalency:
Part-time (0.50 FTE) hourly, non-exempt position
Flexible work schedule, to allow for non-routine deliverables

Time Requirements:
Routine work schedule Monday through Friday, 20 hours per week
Flexibility in work schedule to complete expectations of position

Beginning Salary:
$18-$20 per hour dependent on experience, education and skills

Qualifications:

  • Experience researching, writing and reporting on diverse funding streams
  • Successful experience in applying for grants or other program funds
  • Successful experience in administration/management of contracts
  • Experience in analyzing diverse data sets and preparing management reports
  • Computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet management, database management)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills – bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Serve as chief principle writer for grant applications.
2. Prepare and report grant and contract amendments, interim reports, routine reports and special reports as defined by applicable terms of agreements.
3. Provide expert analysis of current and potential grants and contracts to assist managers with strategic planning efforts.
4. Serve as chief researcher for new development opportunities in public and private foundation and grant support.
5. Assist with donor cultivation, follow up, and other development outreach strategies as requested.
6. Coordinate with program staff to integrate grant requirements with intake and program procedures.
7. Coordinate draw-down of grants including federal, state, local, foundation, businesses, and domestic partnerships through Habitat for Humanity.
8. Maintain timely grant support documents such as 501(c)3 status, service demographics and program statistics.
9. Generate and reconcile monthly grant reports with requisitions/draw downs.
10. Generate monthly reports of research, application and receipt of grants and contracts.
11. Perform other duties assigned.

Job Type

Part-Time

Paid or Volunteer

Paid

Open Date / Close Date

 Open Date:

July 6, 2017

Close Date:

August 6, 2017

Contact

Gladys Palomino

HR & Accounting Specialist

Gladys@wacohabitat.org

254-756-7575

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How to Apply:

Please submit a completed: 1) Waco Habitat for Humanity Employment Application  (Download and save form to computer to complete as a PDF, or print to complete by hand, and then submit as email attachment, along with your cover letter and resume.) 2) Resume, and 3) Cover Letter via email to jobs@wacohabitat.org.  Please include position title in the email subject line.

AVANCE Waco Chapter

Job Title

Support Services Administrator

Job Description

POSTION SUMMARY

The Support Services Administrator is responsible for providing coordination of all support services to the AVANCE Waco Chapter.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Required to sit, stand, walk, climb/balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator.  Work evenings and weekends as needed.

JOB FUNCTION

  1. Perform administrative duties in support of the fund development functions.
  2. Assist in the development and execution of all proposals, write and archive all proposals with a long-term relationship-management approach.
  3. Assist in the management of the organizations fundraising events as requested by the Executive Director.
  4. Assist in the performance of community and public relations work.
  5. Establish and maintain prospect list and prospective donors while sustaining fundraising cycle.
  6. Research prospective corporate foundations and individual donors for collaboration and funding investment opportunities.
  7. Maintain calendar for ask.
  8. Oversee purchasing for all program material.
  9. Maintain all programmatic In-Kind tracking.
  10. Maintain proper documents for petty cash and expense reports.
  11. Ensure proper maintenance of administrative files.
  12. Maintain financial and accounting records, research data, and all other necessary management and program record necessary to manage and account for all operations as required by contracts and Grants.
  13. Assist in the development and maintenance of business correspondence, reports, documents, manuals, newsletters and social media with the highest degree of accuracy, timeliness, and professionalism.
  14. Present programs to visitors and others as requested by the Executive Director.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

EDUCATION

Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business, Education, or related field.

EXPERIENCE

Preferred: Experience working for a non-profit organization in the following areas: budgeting and control, fund raising, community and government relations, in the field of family support and education, staff hiring, supervision, proposal writing and public relations.

LICENSE & CERTIFICATION

Valid Texas Drivers License

TESTING

  • Drug Screen
  • Moving Violation Report
  • Criminal Background Check

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, Bi-Lingual English/Spanish a plus,
  • Proficient in using all Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher.  Also Adobe Suite including PhotoShop, Premier, and Acrobat
  • Budgeting and Control
  • Community Relations
  • Team Player
  • Leadership skills, analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Evenings and weekends if required
  • Work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Dependable transportation, valid driver’s license, and proof of current insurance coverage.

Job Type

Full time

Paid or Volunteer

Open Date / Close Date

Contact

Jennifer Franks

Program Coordinator

jfranks.waco@avance.org 

avancewaco.org

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We Can Too

Job Title

Resource Technician/Trainer Internship

Job Description

We Can Too is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, established in 2015 that provides adult day activity services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities.  Our vision is to provide expert level services to individuals with Special Needs enabling them to achieve their greatest potential as they integrate to their most independent community life. We Can Too serve individuals and families in the Greater Waco, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin areas.

Our company currently provides day activity in the form of community integration, educational services as well as job training services.  Our short-term objective (within the next three years) is to increase visibility and activity in all divisions and to reach other clients with similar diagnoses residing in the state-supported living centers, and throughout the community providing an optimal community living experience.  Our long-term objective is to maintain services to the clientele while adding activities to include various community outings in and out of their local living area.

DESCRIPTION:

The Resource Technician is the individual who spends most of the day with the client in a teacher/trainee setting.  It is the primary responsibility of the Resource Technician to follow the client through a series of training and evaluative programs that are designed to increase his/her skill level using tools and data collection instruments developed by the clients’ Development Team.  METHOD:  The method by which this task is accomplished is set up in a three tiered model with the Resource Technician at the base; the training/development tools in the middle; and the client at the top.  Each client will have his or her own set of goals that will need to be accomplished in a year, six months, four weeks, and even daily.  These goals will be attached to objectives that are geared towards meeting the deficit needs of the client.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Following the development plan
  • Monitoring client progress and collecting data
  • Making recommendations regarding the level of difficulty i.e., does the goal appear to be difficult for the client to achieve
  • Encourage independence with tasks, acceptable social and interpersonal skills
  • Solicit input from family members and other people close to the client on the best approach to teach objectives to meet their intended goals in their development plan
  • Participate as a member of the Development Team
  • Attend mandatory In-services, training and other meetings as assigned
  • Maintain a proper attitude towards the job and clients with whom you are working
  • Dress appropriately according to the dress code
  • Be a consistent attendant on the job

 

REQUIREMENTS:  Required: High school diploma or GED. Experience and/or training in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and demonstrated, working knowledge of principles or normalization.

Job Type

Internship

Paid or Volunteer

Open Date / Close Date

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We Can Too

Job Title

Office Manager Internship

Job Description

We Can Too is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, established in 2015 that provides adult day activity services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities.  Our vision is to provide expert level services to individuals with Special Needs enabling them to achieve their greatest potential as they integrate to their most independent community life. We Can Too serve individuals and families in the Greater Waco, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin areas.

Our company currently provides day activity in the form of community integration, educational services as well as job training services.  Our short-term objective (within the next three years) is to increase visibility and activity in all divisions and to reach other clients with similar diagnoses residing in the state-supported living centers, and throughout the community providing an optimal community living experience.  Our long-term objective is to maintain services to the clientele while adding activities to include various community outings in and out of their local living area.

Description:

Monitor of daily operations of the We Can Too main and branch offices and all affiliates. Acts as liaison between upper management and staff. Attends meetings as required. Communicates with consumers/families as needed. Addresses issues as needed.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Develop Standard Operations Procedure Manual.
  • Create any paperwork needed.
  • Monitor daily operations of agency main office, branch offices, group homes and any agency affiliates related to the field of Mental Retardation.
  • Monitor enrollments.
  • Monitor consumer charts monthly.
  • Update P & P’s and SOP’s as needed.
  • Assist in interviewing prospective employees.
  • Relay information to staff as needed.
  • Monitor required documentation.
  • Conduct annual assessment program annually or as needed.
  • Any other task(s) assigned as needed.

 

REQUIREMENTSBA in related field or two years’ experience in management in related field, years of experience may be substituted for educational requirement.

Job Type

Internship

Paid or Volunteer

Open Date / Close Date

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We Can Too

Job Title

Day Habilitation/Employment Specialist Internship

Job Description

We Can Too is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, established in 2015 that provides adult day activity services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities.  Our vision is to provide expert level services to individuals with Special Needs enabling them to achieve their greatest potential as they integrate to their most independent community life. We Can Too serve individuals and families in the Greater Waco, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin areas.

Our company currently provides day activity in the form of community integration, educational services as well as job training services.  Our short-term objective (within the next three years) is to increase visibility and activity in all divisions and to reach other clients with similar diagnoses residing in the state-supported living centers, and throughout the community providing an optimal community living experience.  Our long-term objective is to maintain services to the clientele while adding activities to include various community outings in and out of their local living area.

DESCRIPTION:
Day Habilitation:  Provide client with assistance in acquiring, retaining, or improving self help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in the community and to participate in home and community life.  Activities are individualized and consistent with achieving the outcomes identified in the individual’s perfect-directed plan.  Activities are also designed to reinforce therapeutic outcomes targeted by other service components or support providers.  Day habilitation will be furnished in a group setting for up to six hours a day 5 days a week.  This service also contains assistance with personal care needs during the day habilitation hours, assistance with medications and performance of tasks delegated by a RN.

Employment Assistance:  Assist the individual with locating paid individualized competitive employment in the community by helping him/her identify employment preferences, job skills, work requirements and conditions, and prospective employers offering employment compatible with the individual’s identified preferences, skills and requirements.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide day habilitation services in accordance with the HCS regulatory statutes, billing and payments guidelines.  Position requires:

  • Implementation of the goals and objectives as outlined in the individuals’ Individual Service Plan;
  • Tracking attendance. Maintaining service delivery logs.
  • Implementation of therapies per written plans.
  • Complete weekly progress notes that reflect the individuals’ progress towards meeting goals.
  • Meet with the IDT to address reviews, development and implementation of the individuals’ goal.
  • Submit billing in accordance with the billing and payments guidelines

REQUIREMENTS:  Required: High school diploma or GED. Experience and/or training in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and demonstrated, working knowledge of principles or normalization.

Job Type

Internship

Paid or Volunteer

Open Date / Close Date

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We Can Too

Job Title

Case Manager Internship

Job Description

We Can Too is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, established in 2015 that provides adult day activity services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities.  Our vision is to provide expert level services to individuals with Special Needs enabling them to achieve their greatest potential as they integrate to their most independent community life. We Can Too serve individuals and families in the Greater Waco, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin areas.

 

Our company currently provides day activity in the form of community integration, educational services as well as job training services.  Our short-term objective (within the next three years) is to increase visibility and activity in all divisions and to reach other clients with similar diagnoses residing in the state-supported living centers, and throughout the community providing an optimal community living experience.  Our long-term objective is to maintain services to the clientele while adding activities to include various community outings in and out of their local living area.

DESCRIPTION/ GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the individuals’ IPP;
  • Coordinate the delivery of the individuals’ IPC;
  • Coordinate and monitor the delivery of WCT program services and services from other sources;
  • Integrate various aspects of services delivered under the WCT program and through other sources;
  • Record each individual’s progress or lack of progress;
  • Develop a pre-discharge plan;
  • Maintain accurate record keeping and;
  • Arrange transportation to and from services, social events, etc.

 

REQUIREMENTS:  Required: High school diploma or GED. Experience and/or training in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and demonstrated, working knowledge of principles or normalization.

Job Type

Internship

Paid or Volunteer

Open Date / Close Date

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Texas Homeless Network

Job Title

THN AmeriCorps VISTA Resource Development Specialist

Job Description

Project Details: The Texas Homeless Network (THN) works to provide solutions to end homelessness in Texas communities through education, resources and advocacy. Currently, THN has VISTA members placed throughout the state working on capacity building and program development to assist communities in ending homelessness. This VISTA project will build capacity and provide program development to support an after school teen nurturing center that provides unaccompanied homeless students with wrap-around resources and support they need to graduate from high school fully prepared for college, a training program, or the workplace. The impact of the project will minimize barriers and maximize opportunities for youth living in poverty and who are currently, or at risk of being homeless.

 Position Responsibilities: 1.) Assist in development of volunteer program. 2.) Recruit, train, and assist in management of volunteers. 3.) Assist in the design and coordination of resources. 4.) Research best practices in service delivery for unaccompanied homeless youth, and report findings to agency staff. 5.) Attend community meetings connected to hunger, education, financial literacy, and homelessness. 6.) Evaluate current program methods. 7.) Identify and create a database of appropriate funding sources. 8.) Assist in grant proposal writing. 9.) Provide support in managing a donor database. 10.) Promote the organization’s mission and services in the community.


Preferred Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s degree. Experience in homeless services, project management, and/or nonprofit organizations.
 *For consideration, all applicants must complete the online application:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=70295&fromSearch=true

Job Type

Full-Time

Paid or Volunteer

Paid

Open Date / Close Date

April 24, 2017/April 28, 2018

Contact

Jason Phillips

jason@thn.org