Current Openings

DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Client: Northwest Assistance Ministries      

Department: Development

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd. Houston, TX 77090

FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt

Salary: $50,000 – 55,000 annually

Posted: 8/04/2022

Responsible for: The Development Representative will play a crucial role in strengthening Northwest Assistance Ministries’ fundraising program and will play a significant role in securing major gifts from current donors and prospects.

Description:

  • Responsible for meeting annual financial and activity goals through the successful cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of 80-100 individual donors and prospects with the capacity to give in excess of $10,000 annually.
  • Conduct a minimum of 150 substantive actions (including face-to-face visits) with portfolio donors and prospects each year.
  • Developing annual strategies for identification, cultivation, and solicitation of Major Gifts donors and prospects.
  • Conducting donor prospect research and subsequently leading the effort for making regular ongoing donor prospect contacts.
  • Maintaining accurate files on current fund development, Major Gift donors and prospects with documented contact details.
  • Assisting the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) with compiling the annual Fund Development Budget to include Major Gifts.
  • Meeting regularly with CAO to review the current and projected fund development activities to include Major Gift activities.
  • Identifying new donors and donor prospects to cultivate towards a Major Gift.
  • Along with the CAO, develop annual goals for number of donor meetings, Major Gifts secured and dollars raised.
  • Touring/visiting prospective donors to cultivate and ultimately solicit Major Gifts.
  • Attending assigned community events to keep NAM visible.
  • Attend virtual and in-person patron events with the intent to build relationships with NAM donors. Events include Jeans & Jewels, Legacy Society Luncheon, Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.
  • Other duties as assigned by the CAO.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Education and Experience Requirements:

 

• College degree required

• A minimum of three years of direct front-line fundraising (non-event) experience within the non-profit sector

• A proven track record of stewarding and cultivating individual high net-worth donors and securing $10,000+ gifts.

• Excellent communication skills with demonstrable ability to prepare and present both formal written and oral presentations

• Strong collaboration skills in order to work effectively across the organization and function consistently as a highly valued and high performing team player within the Development Department and the organization

 

Computer Skills:     

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic Microsoft Office programs, and CRM / data base skills.

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to [email protected] with the job title “Major Gifts Representative” in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to [email protected] will be considered.

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.


DIVERSION CASE MANAGER

Department: Housing Services

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090

FLSA Status: Hourly/Non-exempt

Salary: $21.63/hour - 40 hours/week

Posted: 9/22/2022 

Responsible for:

The (CCHP) Diversion Case Manager will provide meaningful and equitable, culturally competent diversion services that connect homeless individuals and families to permanent, safe and affordable housing throughout Houston/Harris/ County.

Description:

  • Provide intensive case management services to homeless clients who qualify including goal setting, long-term case plan development, progress monitoring, money management, tenant education and referrals.
  • Collaborate with clients on outcomes and goals set forth on the Housing Stability Plan, reviewing and evaluating family progress on an ongoing basis and adjusts case plan as appropriate.
  • Assess and verify client needs, determining eligibility for a variety of financial and in-kind emergency assistance services.
  • Data entry into Client Track and HMIS databases. • Maintain thorough and accurate progress notes, files, and correspondences in Clarity and Salesforce databases. • Organize and maintain case files in a timely fashion and in accordance with professional practice.
  • Connect clients and their families with needed and available community resources.
  • Maintain professional rapport with clients, peers, and other community service providers. • Communicate with clients and agencies to document use/success of outgoing referrals.
  • Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client follow-up, outcome evaluation, client contact sheets and evaluations.
  • Identify and secure appropriate rental housing for client, when appropriate.
  • When necessary, pre-screen and evaluate all prospective clients for acceptance and eligibility into homelessness prevention programs using judgment based on professional knowledge of requirements set forth in the grant.
  • Solid understanding of requirements of grants, contracts and federal regulations.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience in crisis intervention, mental health, homelessness, or related human services.

or

  • a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and at least five years of experience years of related services.

Computer Skills:    

  • Experience in Micro Soft Word (required)
  • Outlook (required)
  • Excel (familiarity)
  • Internet/Intranet (required)
  • Accurate and fast typing (required)
  • Data Entry (required)
  • Telecommunication (required)                             

Special Requirements:

  • Must have dependable transportation, valid Texas Driver’s license and Insurance, clean driving record.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish fluently preferred but not required.

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to [email protected] with the job title “Diversion Case Manager” in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to [email protected] will be considered. No walk-ins or phone calls please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.

 


FRESH FOOD FOR FAMILIES COORDINATOR (grant-funded)   

Department: Client Services

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090

FLSA Status: Hourly/non-exempt

Salary:  $18.50/hr., 40 hours/week

Posted:  9/15/2022

Responsible for:

The Fresh Food for Families Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the monthly distribution of the fresh fruit and vegetable boxes for community families and seniors participating in NAM’s Senior programs.

Description:

  • Order fresh food boxes and coordinate monthly distributions
  • Identify partner for monthly/quarterly cooking demonstrations and coordinate schedule
  • Assist with data entry reports as needed
  • Assist with special food drive promotions, including holiday distribution and evening sorting sessions
  • Attend NAM staff meetings, staff events and fundraising activities as scheduled.
  • Serve as backup in the JWNC as needed 

Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

  • Database Software – familiar
  • Internet Software – familiar
  • Microsoft Office Suite - Word and Excel required

Physical Demands:

Ability to stand/walk/sit/use hands to finger, handle or feel/reach with hands and arms/climb or balance/stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift up to 50 pounds.

Special Requirements:

Must have dependable transportation, valid Texas Driver’s License, clean driving record.

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to [email protected] with the job title “Fresh Food for Families Coordinator (grant-funded)” in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to [email protected] will be considered.

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.

 


DIRECTOR OF FAMILY VIOLENCE CENTER       

Department: Family Violence Center (FVC)

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090

FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt

Salary: $65,000 annually

Posted: 09/01/2022 

Position Summary:

The Director of the Family Violence Center is responsible for the providing leadership for the domestic violence and sexual assault services offered at NAM. Position will be responsible for professionally interfacing with NAM staff, volunteers, clients, community partners, as well as the FVC team.  

Description:

  • Develop, implement, and review operational guidelines for domestic violence and sexual assault client services, including but not limited to, the FVC Balance Scorecard in conjunction with the Chief Program Officer
  • Develop the annual budget(s), operate within budgetary guidelines, maintain financial records and processing requests for payment through the Accounting department
  • Administer and ensure compliance with grant funding and provide reports to the proper authorities within the designated timeframes
  • Supervise and evaluate performance of FVC staff, volunteers, and student interns
  • Maintain and monitor FVC staff activities including all leave records and time sheets
  • Plan and facilitate training for FVC program staff, volunteers and student interns
  • Plan, develop, and evaluate new programming opportunities to enhance client services
  • Compile statistical information and submit written monthly program reports
  • Coordinate all public relations efforts in conjunction with the Development team, including but not limited, domestic violence and sexual assault awareness month campaigns and coordinated response to community violence, as needed
  • Serve as facilitator for the NAM Case Manager’s Training Group
  • Coordinate interaction between the FVC and other NAM programs and grants
  • Maintaining current information on community resources for use by the program staff and volunteers
  • Serving as liaison to community agencies to facilitate services for NAM participants
  • Actively participate with the local, county and state domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions
  • Provide back-up support to the FVC Hotline to provide telephone crisis counseling, crisis intervention, client assessment, and community referrals, as appropriate
  • Supervision and back-up for the FVC after-hours, on-call cell phone to provide telephone crisis counseling, crisis intervention, client assessment, and community referrals, as appropriate
  • Ensure that a monthly review of assigned client files occurs with case managers, volunteers, and interns; including review of file contents, service eligibility, client safety, client goals and referrals
  • Staffing client concerns with Key Staff (D.V. Services Supervisor, Program & Compliance Manager, and Staff Therapist) including definition of problems, eligibility for services, and identifying appropriate referrals
  • Ensure and protect client confidentiality
  • Produce statistical and narrative reports, as required by NAM, FVC or funders
  • Operate within budgetary guidelines and in compliance with grant funding
  • Develop working relationships internally and with external agencies
  • Facilitate data entry in NAM’s database(s) and check accuracy
  • Assist with and oversee the training of new staff, volunteers, and student interns
  • Attend NAM and FVC staff meetings, staff events, community events, and fundraising activities as scheduled
  • Flexible work hours as needed to promote FVC’s mission

Supervisory Responsibilities:   

The Director of the Family Violence Center is responsible for the direct supervision all FVC staff, volunteers, and student interns.  This includes, but is not limited to, the hiring, routine supervision, evaluation, coaching, mentoring, disciplinary action, and termination.  

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience working with victims/survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault is required.

Language Skills:  

 

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

 

Computer Skills:     

  • Database Software - familiar
  • Internet Software - familiar
  • Spreadsheet Software (Excel) - required
  • Word Processing Software (Word) - required
  • “Microsoft Office” – required

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to [email protected] with the job title “Director of Family Violence Center” in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to [email protected] will be considered.

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.