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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Children At Heart Ministries is looking for a talented Creative Writer and Social Media Specialist to promote the Children At Heart family of ministries through compelling communications designed to cultivate relationships and tell our story. This position is also responsible to execute a comprehensive social media strategy, focusing on both a cohesive overall vision as well as platform- and audience-specific plans.

The ideal candidate is experienced in implementing online marketing strategies to create brand buzz and possesses a working understanding of social media. The successful candidate is an organized, thoughtful communicator, with a sense of curiosity and a “can-do” attitude, along with an strong interest in increasing web traffic and community engagement.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or a related field, or equivalent combination of training and experience. A minimum of 5 years of experience working in social media and/or content development. 

Status: Full-time with benefits. 

Consideration: Please send a cover letter, resume, 300-400 word writing sample, and completed employment application (download below) to Susan Walker. No phone calls please. 

For a full job description, click here.

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.

Principle Job Function: The family counselor will provide individual, family, or group counseling to residents of Gracewood and to community clients referred to us from partner organizations. Some evening hours are expected.

Education and Experience: The family counselor requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling with LCSW-ACP or LPC licensure. Associates will be considered based on experience (75% finished with their hour requirements for full licensure). Experience in areas of individual, group and family counseling. Experience and certification in play therapy and/or theraplay preferred. Familiarity with TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) principles and application preferred. 

Status: Full-time with benefits.

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

For the full job description, please click here.

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.

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.

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 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. PLEASE NOTE: This position is required to live on the Miracle Farm campus in order to be available on 24-hour notice and respond to situations on campus. A background in agricultural, farming and ranching is a plus.

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.

Employment ApplicationConsumer Authorization and DisclosureCriminal History Affidavit

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