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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Principal Function: Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Development Associate (DA) will contribute to the overall strategy and success of the fundraising program. The DA will work with STARRY and Children At Heart Ministries where the mission is to nurture children, strengthen families, and restore hope. 

Responsibilities (included, but not limited to): Working with the Development Director and Board to establish strategies to cultivate donors; Growing/managing the Ambassador program; Planning/executing tours, special events, meetings; Creatively preparing/presenting reports, donor correspondence, and presentations to internal/external audiences; Strategic planning of timelines and execution of CDF event. 

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Consideration: Please send completed application (download below), letter of interest, and resume to Elizabeth Gibson.

No current positions available.

Principal Function: Point of Access for families seeking placement and to provide program information to those families. Assist in maintaining agency paperwork in compliance with agency, local, and state requirements for GROs. Maintain agency CQI data. Provide administrative support to assist clinical staff with day-to-day operational needs. 

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field preferred. 

Status: Part time, no benefits. 

Consideration: If you would like to be considered for this position, please email an application (download below), resume, and brief letter of interest to Alex Hamilton. Position will remain open until filled. For a full job description, click here.

Principal Function: Provides administrative support for the STARRY Counseling Program in the Waco office; required to cover the front office from 3:30pm-7:30pm Monday, through Thursday. The Administrative Assistant is required to answer the phone, greet people as they enter the office, sign for packages, order for the office, make copies, take minutes at meetings, enter information into quarterly report, check the mail, assist with End Of Month processes, data entry into STARRY forms, fliers, communicating with public and other collaborators, referral guide, provide callers with resources, and other duties as assigned. 

Education and Experience: High school diploma required; 4 years of experience related to the principle function; MS Office experience. 

Status: Part-time, no benefits. 

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please email an application (download below), resume, and brief letter of interest to Waco Applications. The job posting will remain open until filled.

Principal Job Function: Case Manager I position is responsible for providing intake services for clients contacting STARRY to begin services and assist families in linking and gaining access to community resources in an effort to increase a support network. Case Manager I will provide home visiting and community based sessions utilizing evidence based curriculum for families and groups. 

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. Military family life experience preferred. 

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please email an application (download below), resume, and brief letter of interest to Killeen Applications. Position will remain open until filled.

Principal Job Function: Case Manager II position is responsible for providing intake services for clients contacting STARRY to begin services and assist families in linking and gaining access to community resources in an effort to increase a support network. Case Manager II will provide home visiting and community based sessions utilizing evidence based curriculum for families and groups. 

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

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please email an application (download below), resume and brief letter of interest to Killeen Applications. Position will remain open until filled.

Principal Job Function: The Counselor II is responsible for providing counseling services to at-risk children and families. 

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 preferred that the candidate is a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status as a counselor – 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 (download below), resume, and brief letter of interest to Stephenville Applications. Positions will remain open until filled.

Principal Job Function: The Counselor II is responsible for providing counseling services to at-risk children and families. 

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 preferred that the candidate is a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status as a counselor – 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 (download below), resume, and brief letter of interest to Wichita Falls Applications. Positions will remain open until filled.

Principal Job Function: The Counselor II is responsible for providing counseling services to at-risk children and families. 

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 preferred that the candidate is a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status as a counselor – 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 (download below), resume, and brief letter of interest to Waco Applications. Position will remain open until filled. 

There is a great need for families who are called to provide foster care for children. As a foster parent, you’ll help provide children from hard places with the type of connection and attachment that they so desperately need for healthy development. Families who welcome these children into their hearts and homes help fulfill one of the most important callings of the human experience. We currently have an opening for a Christian married couple for our foster group home on our Round Rock campus. For more information, please contact Nita Riggins.

Principal Job Function: The Intake Specialist position is responsible for providing intake services for clients contacting STARRY to begin counseling services. 

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. 

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

Principal Job Function: The Intake Specialist position is responsible for providing intake services for clients contacting STARRY to begin counseling services. 

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.

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

Principal Function: Responsible for providing counseling services to couples, adults, children, and families. Must be able to attend staff meetings at 11 am on Thursdays and work at least two evenings during the week. 

Education and Experience: Applicant should have a master’s degree in counseling, social work or other human services field and be a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status as a counselor – LPC, LMFT, or LCSW. 

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this internship opportunity, please provide a resume and brief letter of interest to Jennifer Reedy, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S, NCC.

The SAFE Host Home Program in Georgetown has opportunities for Christian married couples to work as a team to provide a safe place for at-risk youth to live for up to 45 days while STARRY works to strengthen the child’s family connections or to help the child find long-term placement. We offer case management, training, and counseling services free of charge. You must be 25 years of age, married with one stay-at-home parent, possess a valid TX driver’s license, pass thorough background checks, and be able to provide your own vehicle for transportation. For more information, please contact Kayleigh Cunningham, LMSW.

The SAFE Host Home Program has opportunities for Christian married couples to work as a team to provide a safe place for runaway and homeless youth to stay for up to 45 days. We offer case management, training, and counseling services free of charge. You must be 25 years of age, married with one stay-at-home parent, possess a valid TX driver’s license, pass thorough background checks and be able to provide your own vehicle for transportation. For more information, please contact Kayleigh Cunningham, LMSW.

Principal Function:To provide a safe, secure and stable environment through daily supervision and behavior management of children/youth on a 24-hour a day basis. The Part-Time schedule involves working 7 to 11 consecutive days each month, with potential for more days if there is a need. Responsibilities include managing the household and modeling positive family living for children and youth in a Christian, trauma informed environment. The couple in this position supports the primary house parents in maintaining the household budget, providing meals, and transporting clients as needed. 

Education and Experience: Applicant should have a high school diploma and/or GED along with two years of full-time work experience. A good driving record and acceptable criminal background check necessary. Housing and benefits are not provided for the part-time position. 

Consideration: Please send completed application (download below) and resume to Cheryl Aurispa.

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But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.
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