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) and brief letter of interest to Maynard Phillips. No phone calls, please.

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.

Principle Function: Under the direction of the Program Director, the Intake Specialist/Counselor will facilitate all client intake/admissions by answering calls, providing information and referrals and managing the intake interview process. Additionally, the Intake Specialist/Counselor will provide counseling support by leading groups, meeting with clients for individual counseling sessions, and serving as a member of the treatment team.

Education and Experience: A Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or related human services field is required and must be fully licensed (LCSW, LPC, LMFT). Ideally the applicant also has five years of experience in the field and supervisory experience.

Status: Full-time with benefits. Requires flexible hours due to client needs.

Consideration: We offer a competitive salary package with health/dental and retirement benefits. A more detailed job description can be found 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 info@gracewood.org. The job posting will remain open until filled.

Summary: Gracewood, empowering at risk single mothers and their families through Christian ministry, is designed to provide housing, mentoring, teaching, financial planning, counseling, and access to community resources.

We are looking to add a maintenance technician to our team. Working under the guidance of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician will maintain all grounds, buildings, vehicles and equipment in good working order.

This is a full time position complete with a robust benefit package including health care plans, retirement plans and more. 

Qualifications: High School/GED preferred; Experience in grounds keeping, care of buildings, vehicles and related equipment. Skills must include knowledge of mechanical equipment and a working knowledge of carpentry, roofing, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and other related trades.

Salary: $15-$17/hour. Full-time with benefits.

Consideration: We offer a competitive salary package with health/dental and retirement benefits. A more detailed job description can be found here. If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please email an application (download below), resume, and cover letter ralph.figgs@gracewood.org. The job posting will remain open until filled. 

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 Program Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation and execution of daily tasks and projects as they relate to the overall goals of the Family Care, Next Step and Aftercare programs. The Program Coordinator will provide support to the Program Director, staff and clients through a combination of on-going responsibilities as well as those requested on an as needed basis. Additionally, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of client intakes/admissions as outlined below.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 Administrative Assistant will do all of the following for their assigned region: answer all incoming phone lines, transfer calls; take accurate messages and notify staff when emergencies arise; assist STARRY staff in the overall coordination and communication of FAYS services, and support in program activities. They will also provide warm welcome and exemplary customer service through inperson interactions in their assigned offices and all phone interactions with clients. This role is essential in evaluating client eligibility through initial phone calls and gathering pertinent information required for services provided by STARRY, within contract(s) expectations. This role also ensures adherence to ethical codes and best practice in the field.

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: High school diploma. Four years experience applicable to the position responsibilities. Other: Computer usage, Typing skills, Bookkeeping, Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements, and have good problem solving and decision-making skills.

Status: Part-Time

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.

For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Job Function: The Administrative Assistant will do all of the following for their assigned region: answer all incoming phone lines, transfer calls; take accurate messages and notify staff when emergencies arise; assist STARRY staff in the overall coordination and communication of FAYS services, and support in program activities. They will also provide warm welcome and exemplary customer service through inperson interactions in their assigned offices and all phone interactions with clients. This role is essential in evaluating client eligibility through initial phone calls and gathering pertinent information required for services provided by STARRY, within contract(s) expectations. This role also ensures adherence to ethical codes and best practice in the field.

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: High school diploma. Four years experience applicable to the position responsibilities. Other: Computer usage, Typing skills, Bookkeeping, Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements, and have good problem solving and decision-making skills.

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. The job posting will remain open until filled.

For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Job Function: The Client Services Specialist ensures that STARRY clients have high quality services for crisis intervention. This role is essential in meeting FAYS contract expectations for on-call and emergency shelter services. This role will be essential in evaluating client eligibility through initial phone calls and gathering pertinent information required for services provided by STARRY, within contract(s) expectations. This role also ensures adherence to ethical codes and best practice in the field. This role reports to and interacts with STARRY staff, Team Supervisors and Directors. Additionally, this position must understand and support the greater mission of STARRY and Children at Heart Ministries.

Duties include: Crisis hotline coverage Monday 9am-Friday 5pm weekly (24 hours/day); Answer incoming calls for STARRY services daily; Complete intake calls for assigned Call Team region; Accurately record all incoming calls in the STARRY internal database (EHR); Provide de-escalation, support, and referral resources as needed; Provide in-person crisis services and placements as needed; Greet and clearly communicate STARRY services to clients in person or on the phone; Use excellent customer service skills to represent STARRY and meet the needs of clients.

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, preferably in psychology, social work or other human services field; Experience in crisis intervention; Very strong attention to detail; Excel at operating in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment; Excellent problem-solving skills, flexibility, and “out-of-the-box” thinking.

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

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 STARRY Applications. The job posting will remain open until filled.

For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Job Function: The Client Services Specialist ensures that STARRY clients have high quality services for crisis intervention. This role is essential in meeting FAYS contract expectations for on-call and emergency shelter services. This role will be essential in evaluating client eligibility through initial phone calls and gathering pertinent information required for services provided by STARRY, within contract(s) expectations. This role also ensures adherence to ethical codes and best practice in the field. This role reports to and interacts with STARRY staff, Team Supervisors and Directors. Additionally, this position must understand and support the greater mission of STARRY and Children at Heart Ministries.

Duties include: Crisis hotline coverage Monday 9am-Friday 5pm weekly (24 hours/day); Answer incoming calls for STARRY services daily; Complete intake calls for assigned Call Team region; Accurately record all incoming calls in the STARRY internal database (EHR); Provide de-escalation, support, and referral resources as needed; Provide in-person crisis services and placements as needed; Greet and clearly communicate STARRY services to clients in person or on the phone; Use excellent customer service skills to represent STARRY and meet the needs of clients.

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, preferably in psychology, social work or other human services field; Spanish Speaking Required; Experience in crisis intervention; Very strong attention to detail; Excel at operating in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment; Excellent problem-solving skills, flexibility, and “out-of-the-box” thinking.

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

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 STARRY Applications. The job posting will remain open until filled.

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 McKinney 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. The position will remain open until filled.

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 Round Rock 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 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: 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 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 Round Rock 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

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 McKinney 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.

Are you a go-getter who is looking for a purposeful career? We are seeking a professional and resourceful person who is devoted to Christ and has a unique ability to assess and assist clients. We serve single moms and their children who are seeking to improve their lives. In order to reach their goals, they need therapeutic, social, community, career, and financial guidance. 

Responsibilities include managing the household and modeling positive family living to single mothers and their children. A Family Life Coordinator (FLC) partners with the client in developing, implementing, and updating their plan of service. The FLC also maintains the household budget, shops for the cottage, and transports clients as needed. This is a live in position

Requirements: Valid Texas Driver’s License; Criminal background check and references required; Bachelor’s degree in a human service field is preferred. Are you fluent in Spanish and English? Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time, salaried position that includes a generous benefits package. Salary: TBD with experience. 

Please send completed application (download below) and resume to Lori Wiste, Program Director Family Care. 

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.

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