Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities 2019-05-10T14:21:19+00:00

Director of Youth Services

Provide oversight for the afterschool, summer program, and child care program which serve approximately 150 homeless and low-income children per year. The program is provided on-site and is designed to build self-esteem, promote academic success, offer spiritual guidance, improve mental, emotional and physical health, and develop nutritional awareness among its participants. The Director will oversee  four part-time teachers and an assistant to ensure that curriculum is developed for all classes, policies and procedures are followed, and children are served in a manner consistent with the organizations mission and core values.  Additionally, the Director will coordinate activities with partner agencies to ensure that children have access to a variety of services and educational opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily operations and activities for all aspects of children and teens programming
  • Hire, train, and supervise children/teen departmental staff to include teachers, assistants to teachers, interns, and other assigned staff as well as assigned volunteers
  • Create staff schedules for proper coverage of program activities
  • Oversee departmental budget to include efficient management of expenses
  • Ensures department’s staff and program are in compliance with ministry policies and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal guidelines related to children ratios, safety measures, food intake etc.
  • Oversees implementation of educational curricula
  • Provides classroom instruction and oversight if needed
  • Obtain working knowledge of Waldorf-inspired curriculum
  • Oversee and monitor disciplinary procedures for program
  • Facilitate interaction between staff and parents to provide support for children/teen’s well-being
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in teaching/classroom instruction
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in supervision and oversight of children’s programs
  • Some experience with teen programs is helpful
  • Must have strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be computer literate and able to officially utilize the Microsoft Office suite
  • Must be willing to work some evenings. Weekend time requested only in rare instances of special events.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Christie Richie, crichie@interfaithdallas.org.

Career Services Specialist

Manage and implement the comprehensive career training and professional development program for residential families.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage career development services, activities and programs utilizing Interfaith Staff, Volunteers and community resources.
  • Oversee presentation and implementation of a comprehensive employment training curriculum that will provide clients with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain self-sufficiency.
  • Promote a daily “culture of work” within the job lab by providing resources and motivational activities to broaden resident’s vision of the workplace
  • Conduct program orientations and career interest, clothing, and educational assessments for all clients.
  • Builds effective relationships with industry constituents and other partners to identify employment opportunities.
  • Creates and develops new strategies to support clients.
  • Partner with Interfaith Case Managers and Mentors to ensure employment and education plans are in line with clients goals.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other community agencies and educational institutions that provide career related services
  • Participate in community events, outreach efforts and job fairs as needed
  • Submit monthly agency reports on program data for internal and external tracking purposes

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years’ previous work experience with underemployed and chronically unemployed population in an educational or social services setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in social services or education, or related field; Master’s Degree in counseling or education related field, a plus.
  • Strong operational and Coaching experience
  • High degree of comfort in fast-paced outcome driven environment
  • Experience in working in a faith based organization
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and able to work evenings twice per week and an occasional Saturday.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Christie Richie, crichie@interfaithdallas.org.

Senior Director of Family Services

The Director of Family Services must be a leader who is able to help staff deliver measurable, cost effective results that make the vision a reality. Must be mission-focused, strategic, and process minded leader with extensive case-management experience. Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous and extensive experience overseeing staff.  Demonstrate strong relationship building and communication skills, developing an organization-wide strategy for program excellence, engaging community partners, and collaborating with the CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Must demonstrate high degree of initiative and commitment to service in support of the organization’s mission, its staff and volunteers.
  • Demonstrate experience in outcome-based programming, tracking performance measures and evaluation. Be able to prepare and analyze reports, strategic and deadline oriented.
  • Demonstrate integrity, strives for excellence in his/her work, and has experience of leading others to new levels of effectiveness and programmatic impact.
  • Be passionate about our mission and must be able to promote and communicate the philosophy, mission and values to external and internal stakeholders.
  • Develop strong presence in community with emphasis on public school, community services and social services.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred, 5 or more years of social work experience, and fund development experience is a plus.
  • Strong operational and Coaching experience
  • Proven income development skills
  • High degree of comfort in fast-paced outcome driven environment
  • Experience in working in a faith based organization
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and able to work evenings twice per week and an occasional Saturday.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Christie Richie, crichie@interfaithdallas.org.