Employment at Family Violence Agencies

Below is a listing of current job opportunities.

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Current Listings

Texarkana Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc.

Texarkana Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc. is accepting applications for Executive Director.

Special Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum undergraduate degree or six years Social Service management experience
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as the ability to take responsibility of independent action
  • Experience with personnel management
  • Extensive experience with grant writing, implementation and administration
  • Budget development and budget management experience
  • Familiarity with State and Federal Regulatory Procedures and Standards and computer reporting
  • Board membership experience

Applications may be obtained at the Texarkana Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc. office at 521 Spruce Street or it may be completed online at dvptxk@pittsrileygroup.com. The deadline to submit applications is January 26, 2015.

            Salary is commensurate with experience.


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.

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