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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Are you passionate about working in the nonprofit environment? Do you have a keen eye for details and enjoy working with a small team? Do you want to work for an organization that cares about its employees as much as it cares about the community?

If your answer is yes to the above questions then keep on reading!

Principle Function: Under the direction of the Vice President for Mission Advancement, the Gift Processor/Donor Records Specialist works as a member of the CAHM Mission Advancement team. This position is primarily responsible to process and accurately receipt the charitable gifts received daily by the Children At Heart family of ministries, update donor records in the database of record (Raiser's Edge), and to generate appropriate donor acknowledgments. This position makes independent decisions involving proper entry of donations in accordance with IRS Regulations. The candidate must be a positive Christian role model, adhere to our Core Values, and have a passion for the advancement of the mission of Children At Heart Ministries.

Status: Full-time with benefits.

Consideration: We offer a competitive salary package with health/dental and retirement benefits. For a full job description, click here. 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 Maynard Phillips. No phone calls, please.

Principle Function: The Senior Accountant works as a member of the CAHM Accounting team, under the supervision of the Controller. The Senior Accountant is responsible for maintaining general ledger and preparation of the month-end closing entries, the monthly account analysis, the preparation of the bank account reconciliations, and oversees data entry of cash receipts and disbursements and assists Controller with projects as assigned. The Senior Accountant is a critical contributor to the organization by performing accounting functions for a non-profit organization to ensure financials are recorded accurately and timely. Daily activities of this position are directly supervised by the Controller.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required. 4+ years of accounting experience, non-profit experience preferred, or an equivalent public accounting experience with concentration in a non-profit industry a plus. Working knowledge of GAAP standards and practices. Strong financial analysis skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel. Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge and Raiser’s Edge is a plus.

Status: Full-time with benefits.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please email an Employment Application (download below), resume, and brief letter of interest to Stephanie Ochoa.

To view the full job description, please click here.

Gracewood, a Christian ministry, empowers at-risk single mothers and their families by providing housing, mentoring, teaching, financial planning, counseling, and access to community resources. The Family Life Coordinator will develop a mentoring relationship with each client family and role model positive life skills necessary for successful independent living in addition to managing the cottage household. A residential position which will be located at our Spring Branch campus. If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position please email a completed application (available below) and resume to Vi White.

To learn more about this opportunity please see the full job description 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 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 surrounding counties and will serve as a team member of the Waco office.

Work with families in the community meeting FAYS 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.

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 or related field and related licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT); or a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status (LPC Associate, LMSW, LMFT Associate). Spanish speaking preferred. One year of experience in related area or working with at-risk youth and families. If hired, intern applicants must procure their own board-approved supervisor outside of the agency.

Additional Requirements: Reliable transportation. Computer usage, Strong Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements and DPRS standard requirements.

Status: Full-time 

Consideration: If you would like to be considered for this position, please email an application, resume, and brief letter of interest to STARRY Applications. The job posting will remain open until filled. 

For the full job description, click here.

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

Work with families in the community meeting FAYS 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.

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 or related field and related licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT); or a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status (LPC Associate, LMSW, LMFT Associate). One year of experience in related area or working with at-risk youth and families. If hired, intern applicants must procure their own board-approved supervisor outside of the agency.

Additional Requirements: Reliable transportation. Computer usage, Strong Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements and DPRS standard requirements.

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.

For the full job description, please click here.

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

Work with families in the community meeting FAYS 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.

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 or related field and related licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT); or a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status (LPC Associate, LMSW, LMFT Associate). Spanish speaking preferred. One year of experience in related area or working with at-risk youth and families. If hired, intern applicants must procure their own board-approved supervisor outside of the agency.

Additional Requirements: Reliable transportation. Computer usage, Strong Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements and DPRS standard requirements.

Status: Part-time, no benefits.

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. Position will remain open until filled.

For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Job Function: Work with families in the community meeting FAYS 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.

Additional United Way responsibilities:
  • Fulfill United Way grant expectations, including outreach, services, data collection, and reporting
  • Meet with United Way for meetings and partnerships
  • 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 or related field and related licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT); or a licensed associate pursuing fully licensed status (LPC Associate, LMSW, LMFT Associate). Fully licensed preferred. One year of experience in related area. Very strong attention to detail. Good problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Additional Requirements: Reliable transportation. Computer usage, Strong Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements and DPRS standard requirements

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 letter of interest to starry.applications@starry.org. Position will remain open until filled.

For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Job Function: The Family Support Specialist is responsible for providing family support services to at-risk children and families in surrounding counties and will serve as a team member of the Waco office.

The Family Support Specialist will work with families in the community meeting FAYS 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 or other behavioral problems; (6) Youth involved in deferred prosecution with juvenile probation; (7) Youth placed in residential care for family conflict to reunify family.

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 bachelor’s degree in social work or related field. One year of experience in  related area or working with at-risk youth and families preferred. Spanish speaking preferred.

Additional Requirements: Reliable transportation. Computer usage, Strong Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements and DPRS standard requirements.

Status: Part-time, no benefits. 

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

For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Job Function: The Family Support Specialist is responsible for providing family support services to at-risk children and families in surrounding counties and will serve as a team member of the Waco office.

The Family Support Specialist will work with families in the community meeting FAYS 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 or other behavioral problems; (6) Youth involved in deferred prosecution with juvenile probation; (7) Youth placed in residential care for family conflict to reunify family.

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 Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field. One year of experience in related area or working with at-risk youth and families preferred. Spanish speaking preferred. 

Additional Requirements: Reliable transportation. Computer usage, Strong Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements and DPRS standard requirements.

Status: Full-time with benefits. 

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

For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Job Function: The Team Supervisor serves as the primary leader of the McKinney office, providing supervision for interns and leadership for the counseling staff under the supervision of the STARRY Director of Family & Youth Services. The Team Supervisor has a reduced caseload, but provides direct counseling services to children and families in the McKinney office and its service area of North Texas counties, as well as intern administrative supervision.

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, along with three years of experience working with at-risk youth and families. Applicant must have a license in the counseling field (LPC, LMFT, or LCSW) and solid management experience within an agency environment. Spanish speaking preferred.

Additional Requirements: Reliable transportation. Computer usage, Strong Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements and DPRS standard requirements.

Status: Full-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. The job posting 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.

Are you a strong and out-going person looking for a part-time job that has meaning and purpose? We are looking for an energetic person that enjoys meeting people and working alongside volunteers. Knowledge and experience of yard equipment and paint supplies is critical along with the ability to lift up to 60lbs in order to move lawn mowers, paint buckets, ladders, etc. You must be a team player with a flexible schedule that can work occasional evenings and two Saturdays per month. Interested candidates must have good communication skills and enjoy working alongside volunteers on campus projects. Successful candidate will be self-motivated and enjoy being around people.

Requirements: GED or HIgh School Diploma. Valid Texas Driver’s License; Criminal background check and references required. 

Status: Part-time (20 hours per week). No benefits.

Please send completed application (download below) and resume to Brenda Gilbert, Volunteer Program Supervisor. 

For the full job description, please click here.

Employment ApplicationConsumer Authorization and DisclosureCriminal History Affidavit

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Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
— Proverbs 22:6
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