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: (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 Function: The Administrative Assistant will answer all incoming phone lines, transfer calls; take accurate messages and page staff when emergencies arise; assist STARRY staff in the overall coordination and communication of STAR services, and support in program activities. They will also provide warm welcome and exemplary customer service through in-person and phone interactions with clients.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have a High school diploma and four years experience applicable to the position responsibilities. 

Status: Full-time, with benefits. 

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please email an application, resume, and brief letter of interest to STARRY Applications. The job posting 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 Bellmead area and will serve as a team member of the Waco office.

Work with families in the community meeting STAR or Universal Prevention eligibility: (1) 0-17 years of age; (2) Runaway youth (either currently or threatening); (3) Truant youth; (4) Abused children (experiencing abuse, insufficient for CPS case; (5) At-risk youth for other behavioral problems; (6) Youth involved in deferred prosecution with juvenile probation; (7) Youth placed in residential care for family conflict to reunify family.

Focus area:

• Serve populations that have been historically underserved in McLennan County, including Hispanic and African American residents, as well as people who are living below the poverty line
• Conduct services in areas that provide the most accessibility for community members in order to remove barriers to accessing mental health services
• Report on services and collaborations to the Program Leaders, Team Supervisor, and United Way funders
• Work to increase equity and inclusion in the Waco office by creating and maintaining community relationships and referral sources
• Assist the program in increasing access for diverse populations by educating, empowering, and equipping staff to meet the needs of the community

We believe that to best serve the community, cultural diversity must be centered in the work we do. Our goal is to have a staff that most adequately represents the diverse languages and ethnicities of the populations that we serve. Hence, we strongly encourage people of color and bi-lingual professionals to apply.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other human services field and related licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LPC Intern). One year of experience in working with at-risk youth and families. If hired, intern applicants must procure their own board-approved supervisor outside of the agency. 

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 The job posting will remain open until filled.

Principle Function: Provide a continuum of care to clients transitioning into the community from the Family Care and Campus Life Program. Follow up with clients every 30 days, 90 days, and 1 year to ensure self-sufficiency. Learn and use the Apricot data system to gather statistical information and print reports. Support aftercare by providing commissary, case management utilizing TBRI®, budget and referrals to former clients exiting both the Family Care and Campus Life Program. Coordinate and host quarterly events, including the Aftercare Christmas Store. Network with community to gather information and resources for aftercare clients. Facilitate groups and organize events to build community with aftercare clients for both Family Care and Campus Life Program.

Education and Experience: Two years experience in a social service setting. Knowledge of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®). Bachelor’s degree preferred. Good driving record and acceptable criminal background check necessary.

Status: Full-time, some weekend work to host events.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please email an application (download below) and resume to Melanie Martinez at No phone calls please.

Employment ApplicationConsumer Authorization and DisclosureCriminal History Affidavit

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— Psalm 37:4
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