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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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We are pleased to announce the exciting opportunity to fill a key leadership role in the growth and on-going impact of Gracewood, an organization committed to helping single mothers and their children rise above poverty. Children At Heart Ministries (CAHM) is seeking a Director of Development for Gracewood to help grow its major donor funding base by focusing on the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of major donors and prospects. This position will collaborate closely with the president and board of directors who are highly engaged with current donors and a growing network of prospects.

DB&A Executive Search & Recruitment has been retained by CAHM to conduct this search. Candidates will be identified through several sources; DB&A consultants will review and evaluate all interested parties in the process of determining a final group for consideration. The search will be coordinated by members of CAHM’s senior leadership team who will be involved in all aspects of the process, including interviewing finalists and participating in the decision-making process. The search will be conducted in a professional, consistent manner with a commitment to all potential candidates being afforded the same considerations by the search firm and the Client. CAHM is an equal opportunity employer and strictly adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination without regard to race, color, sex, handicap, or national origin. All reasonable efforts will be made to protect the confidentiality of candidates.

To learn more about this opportunity please see the full job description on the DB&A Executive Search & Recruitment website.

We are pleased to announce the exciting opportunity to fill a key leadership role in the growth and on-going impact of Gracewood, an organization committed to helping single mothers and their children rise above poverty. Children At Heart Ministries (CAHM) is seeking a Director of Development for Gracewood to help grow its major donor funding base by focusing on the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of major donors and prospects. This position will collaborate closely with the president and board of directors who are highly engaged with current donors and a growing network of prospects.

DB&A Executive Search & Recruitment has been retained by CAHM to conduct this search. Candidates will be identified through several sources; DB&A consultants will review and evaluate all interested parties in the process of determining a final group for consideration. The search will be coordinated by members of CAHM’s senior leadership team who will be involved in all aspects of the process, including interviewing finalists and participating in the decision-making process. The search will be conducted in a professional, consistent manner with a commitment to all potential candidates being afforded the same considerations by the search firm and the Client. CAHM is an equal opportunity employer and strictly adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination without regard to race, color, sex, handicap, or national origin. All reasonable efforts will be made to protect the confidentiality of candidates.

To learn more about this opportunity please see the full job description on the DB&A Executive Search & Recruitment website.

No current positions available.

Principle Job Function: Responsible for providing case management support and services to children and their families in Paris, Texas and will serve as a team member of the McKinney office. Travel may also be required to other satellite offices in the area for service delivery one-to-two days a week.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or other human services field and one year of experience working with at-risk youth and families.

Status: Full-time, salary, 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 McKinney Applications. Position will remain open until filled. 

Principle Job Function: The STAR Counselor is responsible for providing counseling services to at-risk children and families in Paris, Texas and will serve as a team member of the McKinney office. Travel also may be required to other satellite offices in the area for service delivery one-to-two days a week.

Education and Experience: Applicant should have a master’s degree in counseling, social work or other human services field and one year of experience working with at-risk youth and families (It is required that the candidate is a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status as a counselor or a fully licensed LPC, LMFT, LCSW, etc.).

Status: Full-time, salary, 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 McKinney Applications. Position will remain open until filled. 

Principle Function: Provide structured activities for children and youth during after school, and weekends. Plan and implement scheduled activities. Ability to lead spiritual growth and development for youth and children. Collect necessary supplies for each planned activity, set up activity, and clean up areas where activities are being facilitated. Lead small groups. Participate in outings, summer camps and special events. 

Education and Experience: Applicant should have a High School Diploma or GED, and have experience working with children and youth that have experienced trauma.

Status: Part-time, no benefits. Maintain a flexible work schedule. Work up to 20 hours a week.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please email an application (download below) and resume to Susan Kinney.

Employment ApplicationConsumer Authorization and DisclosureCriminal History Affidavit

Vision
I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
— Psalm 121:1-2
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