Work with Children At Heart Ministries

Children At Heart Ministries is committed to employing best practice standards, based on Christian values, to meet the administrative, financial, organizational, and ministerial needs of our family of ministries. An excellent compensation and benefits package is provided.

Each ministry is a separate nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and hiring decisions are made individually by the ministry based on its own needs. It is the policy of Children At Heart Ministries and affiliates not to keep unsolicited resumes on file. A criminal history affidavit is required for candidates applying to positions at Gracewood, Miracle Farm, STARRY, and Texas Baptist Children's Home.


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Principle Function: Under direction of the Director of Development, gives leadership and support to a variety of critical development initiatives including the ambassador program, special events, foundation relations, and other projects assigned by the Director of Development. The priority objective of the role is to meet current and future budget and capital needs. The incumbent may be assigned a limited individual portfolio of donors for cultivation and will be involved in communication with many donors in coordinating events and other development interaction. Serves in a critical role in supporting regular Point of entry donor events to introduce donors to Children At Heart Ministries through ministry tours, events held at the TBCH campus, donor’s homes or churches. 

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Status: Full-time with benefits.

Consideration: Please send a cover letter, resume, and application (download below) to the Director of Development. No phone calls please. For a full job description, click here.

No current positions available.

Principal Function: (1) Provide a Christian home environment for young men on a 24 hour a day basis. (2) Responsible for on-going supervision, providing structure and consistency within the Trauma-Informed Care model of Miracle Farm. (3) Create an environment of felt safety and connection to assist each young man to positively develop and improve their spiritual, familial and peer relationships.(4) willingness to work within a team-concept environment, with productivity and solutions in mind.

Education and Experience: High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree Preferred; 3 Years Full-Time Work Experience; Previous experience working with children, youth, and families preferred (can be volunteer experience).

Status: Full-time with benefits.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please e-mail an application, resume, and brief letter of interest to Robbie Fuller. Position will remain open until filled.

Principle Job Function: The Counselor II is responsible for providing counseling services to at-risk children and families in the Gainesville area and will serve as a team member of the McKinney office.

Education and Experience: Applicant should have a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other human services field and one year of experience in working with at-risk youth and families. (It is required that the candidate is a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status as a counselor - LPC, LMFT, or LMSW). If hired, intern applicants must procure their own board-approved supervisor outside of the agency. Spanish speaking preferred.

Status: Part-time

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please fill out an application, and send along with resume, and brief letter of interest to starry.applications@starry.org.

Principle Job Function: The Counselor II – Fatherhood works with families in the community meeting Fatherhood EFFECT eligibility for 28 hours a week: (1) father or a male caregiver with a youth between the ages of 0-17, (2) living in McLennan or Bell counties, (3) having at least one priority characteristic, (4) may include system-involved fathers, with preference given to fathers in the re-entry process, (5) focused on those who have not been recently involved with CPS, but clients with a previous history of CPS services are eligible to be served.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other human services field and one year of experience in working with at-risk youth and families. (It is required that the candidate is a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status as a counselor - LPC, LMFT, or LMSW). If hired, intern applicants must procure their own board-approved supervisor outside of the agency. Spanish speaking preferred.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please email an application, resume’ and letter of interest to starry.applications@starry.org. Position will remain open until filled.

Principle Job Function: The Counselor II – Fatherhood works with families in the community meeting Fatherhood EFFECT eligibility for 10 hours a week: (1) father or a male caregiver with a youth between the ages of 0-17, (2) living in McLennan or Bell counties, (3) having at least one priority characteristic, (4) may include system-involved fathers, with preference given to fathers in the re-entry process, (5) focused on those who have not been recently involved with CPS, but clients with a previous history of CPS services are eligible to be served.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other human services field and one year of experience in working with at-risk youth and families. (It is required that the candidate is a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status as a counselor - LPC, LMFT, or LMSW). If hired, intern applicants must procure their own board-approved supervisor outside of the agency. Spanish speaking preferred.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please email an application, resume’ and letter of interest to starry.applications@starry.org. Position will remain open until filled.

Principle Job Function: The Family Engagement Specialist delivers trauma-informed TBRI® coaching, education, and therapeutic transportation and visitation services that equip families with skills to increase bonding, attachment, and safety for foster children. This part-time position reports to the STARRY Foster Care Director, and interacts with STARRY foster parents, children, biological parents, STARRY staff and DFPS case workers. Additionally, this position must understand and support the mission of STARRY/Children at Heart Ministries.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Education, Psychology, or similar field (with strong preference for applicants with experience utilizing Trust-Based Relational intervention®) and two years of experience working with children and families. Spanish speaking preferred.

For further information regarding the Family Engagement Specialist Part-Time position, please read the job description here.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please fill out an application, and send along with resume, and brief letter of interest to starry.applications@starry.org.

Principle Job Function: The Fatherhood Support Specialist PT works with families in the community meeting Fatherhood EFFECT eligibility for 28 hours a week: (1) father or a male caregiver with a youth between the ages of 0-17, (2) living in McLennan or Bell counties, (3) having at least one priority characteristic, (4) may include system-involved fathers, with preference given to fathers in the re-entry process, (5) focused on those who have not been recently involved with CPS, but clients with a previous history of CPS services are eligible to be served.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and one year of experience working with at-risk youth and families. Additional requirements: Reliable transportation; Approved criminal background report; Ability to qualify on agency vehicle insurance; Able to satisfy all applicable DFPS standard requirements, good problem solving and decision-making skills. Spanish speaking preferred.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please email an application, resume’ and letter of interest to starry.applications@starry.org. Position will remain open until filled.

No current positions available.

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