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, and Texas Baptist Children's Home.


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Principle Function: Under direction of the Director of Development at Gracewood, 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 will 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.

Required Education, Skills, & 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. Results focused with a proven track record of reaching goals through managing multiple projects simultaneously from start to completion. Proven success in recruiting and leading volunteers to achieve mission goals. 2-3 years of work experience in non-profit is a plus, but not required. Willing to maintain a flexible work schedule 

Consideration: If you would like to be considered for this position, please email an application, resume, and brief letter of interest to Maynard Phillips. To view the full job description, click here.

Children At Heart Ministries is looking for a talented and personable Receptionist/Communications Associate to serve as the first point of contact for the Children At Heart family of ministries. 

Under the supervision of the Director of Communications and Annual Giving, the Receptionist/Communications Associate provides support to a variety of critical donor initiatives related to the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of current and prospective donors. This is an important position that requires an ability to work well under limited supervision and to be extremely organized.

The Receptionist/Communications Associate will be primarily involved with phone and email communications with the family of ministries donors and will provide support in coordinating events and other donor interactions as assigned. Please note: The Associate is also the first point of contact by answering phones and greeting visitors.

To be successful as a Receptionist/Communications Associate, you should have a pleasant personality, as this is a customer service role. 

Education and Experience: Two or more years of experience in at least two of the following areas: hospitality, customer service, office management, marketing and communications, website, social media, annual gift fundraising. High School Diploma required. Associate's or Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of training and experience. 

Status: Full-time with benefits.

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

Principle Function: Under the direction of the Program Director, the Family Life Coordinator (FLC) will manage the cottage household. Additionally, the FLC will develop a mentoring relationship with each client family and role model positive life skills necessary for successful independent living. The FLC will communicate frequently to Program Director the status of each family’s progress in order to develop, review and revise the plan of service for each family.

Requirements and Experience: Valid Texas Driver’s License; Criminal background check and references required; Bachelor’s degree in a human service field is preferred. High School Diploma or GED is required with prior relevant employment.

Status: Full-time with benefits.

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


For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Function: Under the direction of the President, the Program Director will (1) oversee all programs and services for both residential and non-residential clients and ensure the physical and mental safety of clients by ensuring trauma-informed service delivery (2) provide leadership and supervision to frontline staff and (3) ensure program success, grant compliance and that client outcomes are met by providin ongoing program development through evaluation and continuous quality improvement

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other human services related field required, Master’s degree preferred and at least 5 years relevant work experience providing supervision and leadership to a mid-size residential facility.

Status: Full-time with benefits.

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


To learn more about this opportunity please see the full job description here.

Principal Functions: (1) Responsible for the administrative management of the direct care/social service staff. (2) Direct the overall implementation of the basic child-care program. (3) Supervise, encourage, and support the social services staff. (4) Provide guidance to direct care staff and boys for campus activities. (5) Coordination and implementation of program and services.

Education and Experience: 

A master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in social work or other human services field with one year of full-time documented service in a residential child-care operation, or related field of child and family services. OR a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with two years of full-time documented service in a residential child-care operation, or related field of child and family services

Required to live on the Miracle Farm campus in order to be available on 24-hour notice and respond to situations on campus

Meet the “Professional level service provider” qualifications identified in the Minimum Standards for General Residential Operations as well as other licensing requirements. (Section 745.561)

Hold a Texas Residential Child Care Administrator’s License or be able to obtain license within six of employment with Miracle Farm. Requirements are outlined in Chapter 43 of the Texas Human Resources Code and/or in the Texas General Residential Operations Standards, section 748.531, Child Care Administrator

Knowledgeable of Trauma Based Relational Intervention

Preferred background in agricultural, farming and ranching

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 Brent Thackerson. Position will remain open until filled.

For the full job description, please click here.

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 Brent Thackerson. Position will remain open until filled.

For the full job description, please click here.

Principal Function: Provide assistance to the Maintenance Supervisor in maintaining all grounds, buildings, vehicles, and equipment in good working order. Complete all maintenance requests as assigned. Assist in commissary as needed.

Meet with Maintenance Supervisor weekly for all work assignments and work cooperatively with maintenance team

Maintain all equipment and facilities

Maintain all grounds and landscaping

Complete all maintenance requests including routine maintenance and assigned repairs to include HVAC, electrical, plumbing, painting, automotive repair and woodworking

Communicate work progress with Maintenance Supervisor and other staff as needed

Assist with pick up of donations and delivery of furniture to clients as assigned by Supervisor

Provide support to commissary staff when assigned

Any other tasks assigned by Maintenance Supervisor

Education and Experience: High School Diploma Preferred

This position requires a person skilled in building maintenance and equipment.

Previous experience in operation of machinery and equipment related to maintenance.

Other: Approved criminal background report. Good problem solving and decision-making skills. Ability to qualify on agency vehicle insurance. 

Status: Full-time. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please email an application (download below) to Mike Oehlert at mike.oehlert@tbch.org. No phone calls please.

For the full job description, please click here.

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