Employment at Family Violence Agencies

Below is a listing of current job opportunities.

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Current Listings

Contract Youth Educator

Department: Family Violence Center

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, Texas 77090                                               

Client: Northwest Assistance Ministries

Contract term: January-September 2015

SALARY: $18.00/hr., 20 hrs. /week

Posted: 12/02/2014

Closing: 1/01/2015


  • Present youth violence awareness and education to middle and high school age youth in various Harris County Juvenile Probation Department locations in Katy and/or Downtown.
  • Maintain all youth program materials, data collection, recording keeping and communications.
  • Produce monthly and annual summaries of activities.
  • Position requires the use of a personal vehicle for transportation.
  • Plan interventions, identify and link clients to appropriate community resources as needed.
  • Participate in outreach activities.
  • Work a flexible work schedule, as needed, to promote FVC’s mission (including evening and weekend hours).
  • Complete new staff orientation and training.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field.

Master’s degree preferred.

Experience in public speaking.

Experience in working with youth groups and at-risk youth.

Proven ability to work independently.

Excellent organizational & communications skills and attention to detail.

Ability to develop & present subject specific seminars to professional and non-professional groups.

Prefer knowledge of domestic violence programs and appropriate social service work practices.

Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Must be able to pass a background check by the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department.


To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “Contract Youth Educator”, in the subject line.

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.

Part-Time Shelter Advocate – Kendall County Women’s Shelter – Boerne, TX

Kendall County Women’s Shelter is currently seeking a part time shelter advocate to work overnight and weekend shifts. The shelter advocate is responsible for providing comprehensive services to assist the shelter residents at night and on weekends, maintains the security and oversees facility and client needs. Up to 30 hours a week. Please send resume to info@kcwstexas.org.

Finance Director – The Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Pasadena, TX

Job Title: Finance Director
Department: Finance
Reports to: Executive Director
Effective Date: 11/17/2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary: $65,000 – $70,000

Position Overview

The Finance Director is responsible for all financial matters of the Bridge and its affiliate organizations. FD will report to and work closely with the Execitve Director. In addition they will partner with the senior leadership and the board of directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. The FD will oversee all compliance and recognition for government (federal and state) contracts and private grants. Must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing the finance staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Financial management to include, but not limited to oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed; cash, investment and asset management, and financing strategies and activities, as well as banking activities.
  2. Planning, policy and donor relations management by coordinating the development and monitoring of budgets, including foundation and grant budgets; oversee all grant foundation compliance (including billing and reporting); develop, implement and monitor financial business plan and forcasts. Participate in policy development as a member of the senior management team. Engage the finance committee of the board of directors to develop short-, medium- and long-term financial plans and projections. Remain up to date on non-profit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding non-profit operations.
  3. Supervision of daily accounting and adminstrative tasks to include but not limited to overseeing the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions. Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures. Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for federal and state funders, foundations, and The Bridge’s board of directors; oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements. Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns with the CPA. Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
  4. Provide consultation and supervision to grant compliance team by preparing budgets and overseeing financial reporting for all grants.
  5. Act as liaison between human resource outsource company and the agency.
  6. Manage the business operations (Finance, Human Resources and Grants Compliance) departments by providing ongoing supervision by performing, but not limited to, hiring, orientating, training, conducting bi-annual performance evaluations and ongoing staff development, terminating employees; and reviewing timesheets for accuracy.
  7. Communicate agency updates, policy and procedures and other information related to staff’s position on a regular basis through regularly scheduled departmental and one to one meetings.
  8. Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Other Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required (Accounting or Finance).
  • Minimum five (5) year’s senior management experience in a non-profit sector with responsibility for budget of at least 3 million dollars.
  • Intermediate experience with BlackBaud financial system.
  • Advanced Microsoft (Word/Excel) skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with diverse team members and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working with state and federal grants.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance; and submit annual Motor Vehicle Report.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must be able to lift/carry (40) lbs, and ascend/descend stairs in emergency shelter setting.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and monitor a 3.2 million dollar budget.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare a zero based budget with multiple funding streams.
  • Ability to prepare written professional documentation using appropriate grammar.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle crisis situations and implement a plan of action with no supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize competing deadlines.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Please send cover letters and resumes to Thecia Jenkins at 

Part-Time BIP Group Facilitator – Family Crisis Center – Bastrop, TX

Family Crisis Center in Bastrop seeks a Part-Time Group Facilitator for their Batterer’s Intervention Program. This position will provide psycho-educational groups for offenders of intimate partner violence and will be responsible for facilitating 1-2 evening groups per week (on the same evening). Applicants must possess strong group management skills. Prior experience working with offender populations preferred.

For more information regarding this position, please contact Sherry Murphy at 512-321-7760 or by email at sherrym@familycrisiscenter.us.
Family Crisis Center is a TDCJ-CJAD Accredited Battering Intervention and Prevention service provider.

Job Opportunities – The Family Place

Benefits for FT employees: health, dental, life, LTD, supplemental insurance, vision discount, 403b retirement and generous PTO. For more information, please visit www.familyplace.org

Bilingual Contractor:

The Family Place is seeking a Bilingual Contractor for our Partner Advocate Program.  The Partner Advocate Program provides advocacy for victims of domestic violence whose abusive partner is actively engaged in the criminal justice system, including assistance in navigating the court system, psychosocial support and case management.

Contractor must have the following skill set:

  1. Fluent Spanish – speaking and writing
  2. Experience working with victims of domestic violence
  3. Crisis Case Management
  4. Court Accompaniment
  5. Knowledge and experience with the Dallas Co. Criminal and Family Courts

Estimated Contract Hours and Hourly Rate:
50 hours per month/$28 per hour 

Please contact Liz Ferrigno at edferrigno@familyplace.org for more information regarding the bilingual contractor position.


Domestic Violence Hotline Shelter Manager, Emergency Shelter Services – Campus

Responsible for the leadership, direction and support to a team of Hotline Advocates and is responsible for the supervision of the day to day operations and the delivery of quality of services on the Hotline. Schedule Wed-Sunday, 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm, with two weekends rotated off.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Master’s preferred. Three years of experience in direct services to victims of domestic violence or similar human services program. At least two years must be in a domestic violence or sexual assault program. Two years of supervisory experience required.
Forward cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to human-resources@familyplace.org


Holiday Office Assistant, temporary position through January 16th

  1. This position helps our Volunteer and In-Kind Donations Manager with Adopt a Family gifts for families in need during the holidays.
  2. 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, occasional Saturday
  3. Reliable transportation to help transport and pick up gifts.  Mileage paid.
  4. Intermediate excel and experienced with spreadsheets
  5. Assists donors in bringing in gifts; put gifts in appropriate rooms.
  6. Maintains donor contribution forms.
  7. Prepare donations for distributions
  8. Sorts donations for families; label donations appropriately.
  9. Sorts donations for shelter and label appropriately.
  10. Supervises release of donations to case workers.  Insist that all donations be signed for prior to releasing them to staff.
  11. Helps maintain spreadsheets recording donors and family distribution.
  12. Responds to emails requesting Adopt a Family families.

 Forward resume to human-resources@familyplace.org


PRN 32 hours per month – Bilingual Hotline/Shelter Advocate – Campus

Provides crisis telephone counseling, establishes rapport and assesses level of client risk and as well as providing mental and emotional state of mind by active listening, comforting words and positive problem solving.  Provides referral services to individuals calling Safe Campus hot line and provides a safety plan when clients are not able to stay at the campus. Conducts intakes for new residents and responds to residents needs while on duty.

Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related Human Services field.  One to two years experience in crisis intervention and/or domestic violence preferred.
Forward resume to human-resources@familyplace.org


PRN Housemother for Supportive Living Program

Performs general housekeeping tasks as assigned; cleans and prepares apartments for new residents; keeps supply closets and food pantries clean and organized; monitors chores assigned to residents.
Requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent and at least 1-2 years of experience working in a residential setting with clients who have experienced domestic/family violence.
Licenses and Certifications: Valid Texas Driver’s License. Forward resume to human-resources@familyplace.org

Job Readiness Case Manager II – Supportive Living Program – Campus

Develops and facilitates job readiness and life skills training workshops and seminars. Works collaboratively with internal and external staff to include employment/education specialists and other community and job placement agencies. Performs pre-employment assessments and identifies work readiness skills of clients Assists clients in performing job search activities; completing job applications and other job search and work readiness requirements. Completes statistical reports and assures clients records are completed and accurate and completes additional funding documents as required by the program. Participates in in-service training programs, job readiness events, professional networking group meetings and trainings.
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Adult Education, Social Services or related field. Requires 2-3 years of experience in career coaching and counseling in workforce development strategies. Bilingual preferred, but not required.
Forward cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to human-resources@familyplace.org

Children’s Case Manager II – Supportive Living Program – Campus

Develops and assesses children’s case plans to address developmental and therapeutic needs and provides counseling and assessment. Provides assessment services to children such as play therapy, family therapy, and other therapeutic interventions as determined by the needs of the client. Consults with and makes recommendations to the mother, school personnel, and the mother’s Case Manager, regarding the needs of the child. Develops and facilitates therapeutic groups for specific age children. Establishes supportive relationships with children’s mothers in order to provide parental intervention when necessary in areas of discipline, nurturing, communication and socialization. Develops and implements procedures for referrals to community resources. Conducts intakes and assessments for children. Prepares and presents cases in staffing. Works as a member of a team to insure appropriate case management for assigned case load. Provides adult supervision for activities. Maintains accurate records on each child for assigned case load, (progress notes, reports, and other required forms). Responds appropriately to subpoenas. Assists in facilitating parenting groups for women. Provides crisis intervention services as needed. Works with program volunteers. Provides safe transportation of children when necessary, which includes driving agency vehicles. Represents The Family Place and participates in community education as requested. Conducts home visits as required.
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Childhood Education, Counseling or related field. License preferred, but not required.   One year experience in a therapeutic setting with children preferred.  Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. 
Forward cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to human-resources@familyplace.org


Bilingual Counselor III – Latino Program, Lemmon Office

Provides crisis counseling, intakes, individual and group counseling for female and male survivors of incest/child sexual abuse and/or domestic violence. Client base includes adults and children. Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work and at least 3 years of experience working in a clinical setting with victims of domestic violence.
Required Certifications: LCSW or LPC. LPC-Intern and LMSW’s who have accomplished significant work towards clinical licensure will be considered. Bi-lingual Spanish/English required. Valid Texas Driver’s License.
Forward cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to human-resources@familyplace.org

Counselor and Community Educator III – Southern Sector

Provides counseling and case management services to adult and child victims of family violence; coordinates services at the Family Place Southern Sector Outreach Offices, including supervision of volunteers and interns.
Required Certifications: LCSW or LPC. LPC-Intern and LMSW’s who have accomplished significant work towards clinical licensure will be considered. Valid Texas Driver’s License.
Forward cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to human-resources@familyplace.org

Adult Counselor III – Metrocrest Office (30 hours per week)

Provides counseling and case management services to adult victims of family violence; coordinates services at the Family Place Metrocrest Offices
Required Certifications: LCSW or LPC. LPC-Intern and LMSW’s who have accomplished significant work towards clinical licensure will be considered. Valid Texas Driver’s License.
Forward cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to human-resources@familyplace.org

Casemanager/Counselor III-Clinical Supervision – Supportive Living Program

Responsible for providing counseling, case management and crisis intervention services for victims of domestic violence. Serves as clinical supervisor in collaboration with the Program Director and provides supervision for student interns.  Develops and reviews case plans, provides direct services to motivate and empower clients to reach program goals.
Requirements: Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field.
Licenses and Certifications: LPC-S or LCSW-S and valid Texas Driver’s License.
Forward cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to human-resources@familyplace.org

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