Current Openings


RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (GRANT-FUNDED)

Department: Pediatric Health Center
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Full-time/ Exempt, 40 hrs./wk
Salary: $51,840.00 annually
Posted: 11/05/2019

Position Summary:

The Full Time (40 hours per week) Respiratory Therapist (grant-funded) is responsible for providing asthma education to pediatric patients and their families regarding the condition, effective management, and asthma triggers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor patient progress
  • Administer breathing treatments based on instructions provided by the team of providers
  • Educate and counsel pediatric patients and families in the clinic and through home visits on basic respiratory therapy procedures
  • Create therapy programs for patients based on the specific instructions of the team of providers

Other duties as assigned.  

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

Education and Experience Requirements:

Undergraduate degree in respiratory therapy is required or Master’s Degree in respiratory therapy is strongly preferred. Current and valid CRT license with 2 years of active, respiratory therapy experience required.

Computer Skills:     

  • Database Software
  • Internet Software
  • Inventory Software
  • Order Processing Systems
  • “Microsoft Office”, especially Word and Excel

Special Requirements:

  • Must demonstrate thorough understanding of managed care practices, applicable laws regarding child protection, medical ethics, and previous experience providing individual case management and group education

Language Skills:

  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “Respiratory Therapist” in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to resumes@namonline.org will be considered. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

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


THRIVE VOCATIONAL TRAINING COORDINATOR

Department: Learning Center
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Full-time hourly, Non-Exempt, 40 hrs./wk
Posted: 10/11/2019

Position Summary:

The THRIVE Vocational Training Coordinator is responsible for assisting United Way THRIVE clients in their efforts to obtain vocational training in order to enter a new career. This position is also responsible for program outreach activities to employers and to the community, as well as responsible for client outcomes related to training and employment and reporting grant activities.

Description:

  • Meet all agency, program, contract and grant policies and procedures, all reporting schedules and budgets.
  • Conduct intake interviews and make decisions regarding client eligibility and suitability for program according to United Way THRIVE grant.
  • Facilitate client’s access to NAM services and outside agencies.
  • Enter client data into NAM’s database and maintain client files and all relative paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain all client data entry and program expense records
  • Determine job search assistance required by client to obtain employment
  • Assist clients in establishing a career that will lead to self-sufficiency and financial stability
  • Maintain client information in accordance with applicable confidentiality and HIPPA requirements.
  • Attend all regular United Way THRIVE partner meetings, job fairs, NAM staff meetings, staff events and fundraising activities as required.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of all NAM sponsored job or career fairs.
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including evening or Saturdays may be required based on class or event schedules

Other duties may be assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in human resources, training, education or workforce development program.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to maintain composure through challenging customer interactions using active listening and self-management skills.
  • Must have a valid TX driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Preferred: Experience preparing and delivering presentations to large and small groups of individuals; experience with Human resources practices; employment, recruitment and/or employee relations; adult learning, state education, and certification requirements highly desired.

Computer Skills:

  • “Microsoft Suite”, particularly “Word” and “Excel”
  • Internet search capability.

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “THRIVE Vocational Training Coordinator” in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to resumes@namonline.org will be considered. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

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


SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES SUPERVISOR

Department: Family Violence Center
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Full-time hourly, Non-Exempt
Salary: $19.57/hr.
Posted: 10/01/2019

Position Summary:

The SA Services Supervisor is responsible for accompanying sexual assault victims/survivors during hospital interventions, aiding them in obtaining FVC services, and providing support to the FVC client services team.  Case management services will be provided through a client-centric model with a specific focus on safety planning.  SA Services Supervisor will be responsible for supervision of hospital accompaniment volunteers.  Position will be responsible for professionally interfacing with NAM staff, volunteers, clients, community partners, as well as the FVC client services team.  The SA Services Supervisor will be responsible for oversight of the policy and procedures of the FVC’s sexual assault program.

Description:

  • Supervision and evaluation of the hospital accompaniment program, including staffing
  • Serve as the sexual assault services team point-person for troubleshooting client files, processes, and procedures
  • Facilitate client access to FVC services, NAM services and outside agencies
  • Provide intervention services during victim/survivor hospital intervention, according to prescribed protocol
  • Provide back-up support to the FVC Hotline to provide telephone crisis counseling, crisis intervention, client assessment, and community referrals, as appropriate
  • Periodic coverage of the FVC after-hours, on-call cell phone to provide telephone crisis counseling, crisis intervention, client assessment, and community referrals, as appropriate
  • Conduct telephone and face-to-face client intake interviews to determine client needs, client eligibility for services, and develop client safety plan
  • Case management of FVC sexual assault client cases, as assigned, including safety planning, accompanying client for hospital, law enforcement, and court appointments, when requested, assisting the client to set appropriate goals, and re-assess goals when needed
  • Participate in the monthly review of assigned client files with case managers and volunteers, and interns; including review of file contents, service eligibility, client safety, client goals and referrals
  • Actively participate in on-going safety planning with FVC clients and Hotline callers
  • Staffing client concerns with other Key Staff (DV Services Coordinator, Staff Therapist or FVC Director) 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
  • Maintain client files and all relative paperwork per FVC guidelines and policies
  • Facilitate data entry in NAM’s database(s) and checking accuracy
  • Assist in 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.

Other duties may be assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum of three years’ experience working in a social service agency or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience working with victims/survivors of sexual assault is required.
  • Must have dependable transportation.

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 resumes@namonline.org with the job title “Sexual Assault Services Supervisor” in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to resumes@namonline.org will be considered. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

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


LICENSED THERAPIST/SOCIAL WORKER

Department: Family Violence Center
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Full-time Salaried, Exempt
Salary: $55,000 annually
Posted: 10/01/2019

Position Summary:

The Licensed Therapist/Social Worker is responsible for providing therapeutic services to adult survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  The position will also supervise contract therapists who provide therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and Spanish-speaking clients.  The Licensed Therapist/Social Worker serves as the site supervisor for non-medical internships.  Position will be responsible for professionally interfacing with NAM staff, volunteers, clients, interns, community partners, as well as the FVC team.

Description:

  • Work with adults/adolescents/child victims of family violence and sexual assault in individual, family, or group therapy
  • Supervision of contract therapists and therapist interns
  • Participate in case staffing/assessments meetings necessary to determine a client’s eligibility for therapy services
  • Availability to serve as the crisis intervention specialist, as needed, throughout NAM
  • Oversee the storage, maintenance, ordering, and inventory of all therapeutic supplies
  • Serve as site supervisor for social work, human service, and counseling student interns assigned to NAM
  • Develop working relationships with local institutions of higher learning to develop NAM’s internship program
  • Maintain regular communication with FVC Director regarding programming needs
  • Provide back-up support to the FVC Hotline to provide telephone crisis counseling, crisis intervention, client assessment, and community referrals, as appropriate
  • Periodic coverage of the FVC after-hours, on-call cell phone to provide telephone crisis counseling, crisis intervention, client assessment, and community referrals, as appropriate
  • Participate in the monthly review of assigned client files with case managers and volunteers, and interns; including review of file contents, service eligibility, client safety, client goals and referrals
  • Staffing client concerns with Key Staff (DV Services Coordinator, SA Services Coordinator, or FVC Director) including definition of problems, eligibility for services, and identifying appropriate referrals
  • Ensuring and protecting client confidentiality
  • Produce statistical and narrative reports, as required by NAM, FVC or funders
  • Operating 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 checking accuracy
  • Assist in 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

Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The FVC Licensed Therapist/Social Worker is responsible for the direct supervision of contract therapists and intern therapists.  This responsibility includes, but it not limited, to FVC orientation, review of FVC standards and documentation, monthly file processing, and review therapeutic interventions.  Staff Therapist is also responsible for processing of contract therapy invoices and monitoring of related grant budgets. 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • LCSW licensing is required, plus four to ten years related experience and/or training. Proof of current State of Texas licensure is a requirement. 
  • Prior experience working with victims/survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault is required.
  • Must provide copies of current State of Texas Licensure in counseling field and maintain liability/malpractice insurance annually. Must have dependable transportation.

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 resumes@namonline.org with the job title “Licensed Therapist/Social Worker” in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to resumes@namonline.org will be considered. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

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


PART-TIME MEAL DRIVER

Department: Meals on Wheels
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Part-time hourly, Non-Exempt, 25 hrs./wk
Salary: $10.00/hr.
Posted: 10/31/2019

Position Summary:

The meal driver is responsible for meal pickup from designated meal sites and meal delivery to homebound seniors and disabled adults within our designated 24 zip code area via agency truck or personal car.

Description:

  • Maintain knowledge of all routes/maps per site (3)
  • Drive the agency (NAM) truck for delivery of meals
  • Ability to understand and follow maps/routes and directions
  • Ensure sanitation of related equipment including the truck is performed on a daily basis
  • Deliver all assigned meals according to route following meal delivery timeframe all meals delivered by1:30 pm daily
  • Monitor and maintain the truck equipment such as air pressure, add gas when needed, clean inside and outside as needed and address/notify any safety or major maintenance issues to Director and Operations Director as warranted for yearly inspections, permits, etc.
  • Assist in unpacking and packing of meal set up for delivery (hot, frozen, shelf-stable, etc.)
  • Assist in giving reminder calls to volunteers and learn meal site set up logistics to act as substitute if needed
  • Participate in all department staff meetings, staff events.

Other duties may be assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training in driving.
  • Prior experience with mapping/directional skills and experience working with seniors and volunteers required with excellent organizational skills. Excellent Driving skills are required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, in addition to a good driving record and insurance.

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel- required
  • Database software-familiar
  • Internet Software- familiar

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title "Part-time Meal Driver" in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to resumes@namonline.org will be considered. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

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


COORDINATED ACCESS ASSESSOR/NAVIGATOR

Department: Emergency Basic Needs
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Full-time hourly/Non-Exempt/40 hrs. wk
Salary: $17.54 hr
Posted: 10/31/2019

Description:

  • Screen homeless persons for housing eligibility using the Coordinated Access assessment tool.
  • Provide client referral to the appropriate housing intervention and potential housing sites.
  • Pull housing referral from HMIS and begins the next step process to enrollment.
  • Assist individuals that are homeless in gathering all documents necessary to complete a housing program enrollment.
  • Accompany clients to all housing appointments and serve as clients’ primary advocate during the housing search and selection process prior to transfer to the housing case manager.
  • Transfer all required homeless and housing documentation to the housing case manager.
  • Ensure all data is collected and entered accurately and in a timely manner into HMIS.
  • Be available to conduct assessments at different Assessment Hubs located throughout the Continuum of Care.
  • Attend all Housing Assessor, Navigator, and HMIS trainings in order to fully utilize the Coordinated Access system accurately.
  • Provide high quality services to those accessing the homeless services system.
  • Provide regular feed-back to management level staff of collaborating agencies regarding the front-line Coordinated Access process.
  • Provide feed-back to Coordinated Access Workgroup regarding Policies and Procedures of the Coordinated Access system.
  • Participate in case conferences as needed.
  • Participate in Coordinated Access Transition Team meetings as needed.
  • Work some weekends or evenings as required.
  • Attend NAM staff meeting, staff events and fundraising activities as scheduled

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver's License, good driving record and able to use personal vehicle for reimbursable work related activities.

Computer Skills:

  • Database Software – required
  • Internet Software – familiar
  • "Microsoft Office", special Word and Excel – required

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “Coordinated Access Assessor/Navigator” in the subject line.

No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

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


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