Career Opportunities

 

Interested in making a difference in your community by working at a local non-profit? GLUW and our partner agencies frequently have job openings for a wide range of positions. Check back often for new opportunities!

 

Position Objective
The Program Manager is responsible for all Longview Community Ministries (LCM) fundraisers,
special events, activities, and the College Connection food box program. Works closely with
LCM’s Board of Directors (BOD) as the staff liaison and promotes LCM’s strategic mission and
growth. Seeks out new fundraising and event opportunities and presents them to the Executive
Director (ED) and the BOD for approval.
Responsible for direct oversight of current programs/events: College Connection, Too Hot To
Cook, Touch A Truck, Coats For Kids, and Souper Bowl Sunday, as well as the addition of new
programs. Responsible for working with volunteer committees in all program areas. Advocates
LCM’s mission to faith-based and civic communities, as well as facilitate formation of volunteer
groups interested in ministering to families in need.

Organizational Relationships
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: LCM Board of Directors Event Committee Chairs, Partner Volunteer Teams, and College Connection volunteers

Hours
9:00am-2:00pm Monday through Thursday, 9:00am-1:00pm Friday, as needed for special
events, (approximately 24 hours/week) some evening and weekends required
, 15 PTO days
annually after three-month probation period and some evenings and weekends are required for
LCM’s events. Holidays to be determined by the ED each year.

General Statement of Duties
1. Attendance and implementation of all scheduled LCM activities and fundraising events.
(See timeline detail of current activities and events)
2. Maintain, develop and grow College Connection, the Food Box’s Outreach program.
3. Initiates and manages LCM’s current fundraisers and events.
4. Seeks out and recruits new volunteers as partners of LCM in the community.
5. Participate in the recruiting, training, and recognition of LCM volunteers. Will work
together with Executive Director and other Directors in areas of volunteer recognition
and appreciation.
6. Promote programs within community in terms of public awareness of LCM’s mission and
objectives and recruitment of volunteer teams.
7. Contact media outlets and promote LCM events leading up to event dates.

8. Create and maintain email distribution lists for College Connection campus contacts,
LCM events and activities through email communications utilizing Constant Contact and
texting app.
9. Regularly post events, issue press releases, and topics of interest on LCM’s social and
digital media platforms.
10. Maintain mailing data base for “The Beat” newsletter and announcements for partner
churches, LCM Board, civic organizations, individual and business donors, and all
supporters.
11. Update email lists and send out monthly LCM newsletter, “The Beat”, to distribution
lists on Constant Contact.
12. Maintain annual LCM Event and Activity calendar.
13. Maintain spreadsheets for college campus contacts, partner church contacts, LCM Board
of Director’s Committee Chairs, civic organizations, volunteer groups and supporters.
14. Establish and maintain the College Connection texting application for food box
distributions to students on campus.
15. Schedule and oversee LCM’s event committee chair meetings and ensure members complete
tasks to meet deadlines.
16. Compose committee meeting agendas and program reports for board meetings.
17. Participate in community awareness events promoting LCM programs and services.
18. Support the Meals With Love program and, in the absence of the MWL Coordinator,
perform those duties when available.
19. Occasionally may be asked to advocate LCM’s mission to faith-based and civic
communities through giving presentations, tours, and authoring press releases and
managing LCM’s public relations.
20. Other duties as assigned by the ED.

Physical & Environmental Conditions
Office space at LCM is equipped with proper computer, printer, fax, phone, storage and
supplies for this position. Some local travel is required to attend LCM events, local college
campus food box distributions, activities or other organizational meetings or presentations.
Considerable physical effort is involved in transporting supplies and equipment to and from
events and activities. This position requires the ability to lift, without assistance, a minimum of
50 lbs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training
Computer skills are vital including proficiency in Microsoft Office and digital marketing
software. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to
multi-task, and be capable of working independently and effectively in an organized fashion. As
this position deals with all facets of the community the Program Manager must be fluent,
poised, mature and confident when speaking in front of groups of people. He/She must be
flexible to the changing needs of the organization. It is essential that the Program Manager
acknowledges and shows an appreciation of the time devoted to LCM by our dedicated
volunteers and Board members.

 

 

Are you looking for work that provides more fulfillment than just a paycheck? The Women's Center of East Texas serves survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking.

 

We are seeking a full-time Grants Coordinator who will be responsible for writing and coordination of grants and carry out specialized grants management functions.

 

What will you be doing?

  • Writing state and federal grant proposals and coordinating the funding, tracking, and reporting.
  • Researching, writing, and coordinating foundation grants.
  • Managing and monitoring the client data system and coordinating client entries with Director of Programs.
  • Ensuring that the billing, reports, statistics, and general documentation are completed timely, appropriately, and in compliance with grant funding standards.

 

What does the Women’s Center of East Texas provide?

  • Competitive Wages (DOQ).
  • Medical, dental, vision, and other supplemental health plans available.
  • Employer provided $25,000 Life/AD&D plan with employee option to purchase more.
  • Retirement plan with match.
  • Paid vacation and sick time.
  • Paid holidays.

 

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Minimum of two years of experience in grant writing, including state and/or federal grants.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred or a combination of education and experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Experience in data management.

 

Apply at www.wc-et.org/careers.

 

Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity is seeking an experienced ReStore Program Manager.   The
Restore manager is responsible for Strategic Growth and Development, Donor Acquisition, Inventory
Procurement, Budgeting, Reporting, Outreach, Indirect Daily Store Operations, and Employee
Recruitment. The manager will be responsible for procuring donations of new and gently used building
materials, appliances, and home goods. The ReStore Program Manager shall perform all responsibilities
in a professional and ethical manner to ensure the continual improvement of reputation, performance,
productivity, and profitability of the ReStore.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Procuring new and gently used building materials, appliances, and home goods through donations from individuals, businesses, and contractors.
  • Spend extensive time building and maintaining relationships with donors, including individuals, businesses, and contractors.
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies to increase donations and revenue for the organization.
  • Develop short and long-term operational and growth strategies for the Restore Program.

Qualifications:

  • 3 years of management experience in a retail environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively and adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • 1 year of outside sales experience or donated product procurement and relationship development experience.

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment

  • Criminal background screening is required, valid driver’s license and unrestricted records

$42,750k DOE, health, dental and vision plan available, 401K with match, generous PTO. Occasional evening and Saturday work are required.

Send resume to: operations@netxhabitat.org

 

Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity is seeking a critical repair administrator to join our team. The critical repair administrator will manage and coordinate all aspects of the critical repair program, including assessments, repairs, and follow-up. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with strong organizational and communication skills.

Part-time position, 24-28 hours per week, employee-sponsored dental and vision available, paid vacation, sick days, and 401k. Occasional evening and Saturday work are required. Pay $18.50 per hour.

Key Responsibilities:
Coordinate and schedule critical home repair assessments for eligible homeowners. Develop repair plans and cost estimates for each repair project. Manage and oversee all aspects of the repair process, including scheduling and supervising contractors, monitoring progress, and ensuring quality control. Communicate with homeowners throughout the repair process to keep them informed and ensure their satisfaction. Maintain accurate records of all repair projects and expenses.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experience in construction, home repair, or a related field
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Please email your resume to operations@netxhabitat.org. No walk-ins or phone calls accepted.

NE Texas Habitat for Humanity, Longview TX is seeking a dynamic Communications Specialist to join our
team. This position is responsible for developing and implementing an effective communications
strategy that promotes the Habitat brand, mission and values to a wide range of audiences. The
successful candidate will:

  • Write and edit content including press releases, articles, social media and website copy.
  • Collaborate with others to create messaging that is visually engaging and ensures brand consistency.
  • Manage social media and website pages
  • Monitor and analyze communication metrics
  • Manage the communications budget

Minimum requirements

  • Two years’ experience in a professional communications role
  • Excellent communication habits by phone, in writing, and in person
  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines
  • Criminal background screening required

Salary $49-52K DOE, health, dental, and vision plan available, 401K with match, generous PTO, hybrid
work model available.

Send your resume and a writing sample to director@netxhabitat.org

Shelter - LONGVIEW, TX

Part-Time

Your Opportunity for Impact:

For over 40 years the Women's Center of East Texas has served survivors of domestic abuse, their witnessing children, and victims of sexual assault. We are looking for compassionate, service-oriented Caseworkers at our Shelter who have a desire to assist these clients. Would you like to join us?

Shift Type: 

Friday and Saturday from 10 pm to 8 am and as needed.

What you would be doing in this role:

  • Provide clients with quality client-centered, trauma-informed care.
  • Work with other agency staff to coordinate services to assist clients in meeting personal goals.
  • Maintain shelter upkeep including room preparation and sanitation.
  • Answer hotline calls, which sometimes includes providing emergency transportation for the callers to access shelter services.
  • Document the services provided.

The qualifications you need for this role:

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Bachelors Degree in related field or combination of social services experience and education.
  • Basic knowledge of Family Violence preferred
  • Knowledge and experience of working in residential/shelter environment preferred
  • Ability to work various shifts, including nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Active Listening
  • Empathy and Compassion
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Self-motivated, self-confident, and compassionate
  • High moral and ethical standards.
  • Ability to complete required training assignments and understand the dynamics of Family Violence and other related issues
  • Physical requirements as mentioned in the job description

 

Job Title

Shelter Caseworker

DOL Status

Full-time or Part-time

Department

Shelter

FLSA Status

Non-exempt

Reports To

Director of Programs

Updated 

Effective Date

 

Position Summary and Primary Duties

Provide a secure and confidential environment in order to deliver client-centered services to survivors of family and/or sexual violence while in shelter. 

 

Essential Duties

The following are the duties and responsibilities associated with the position. Reasonable accommodation will be provided, as needed.

 

Direct Services 

Assist clients with daily needs, including, but not limited to:

  1. Provide clients with quality client-centered, trauma-informed care.
  2. Conducts screenings and assessments for shelter clients.
  3. Develop individualized goal plans with participants which identify and address safety concerns, risk factors, and holistic goals.
  4. Assist and support program participants by referring them to appropriate community resources.  Provide individualized referrals and assistance to clients to help clients work toward their goals.
  5. Arrange and/or provide transportation of residents as needed.  
  6. Work with other agency staff to coordinate services and assist clients in meeting personal goals. 
  7. Maintain healthy, positive, relationships and boundaries between clients and other agency members.
  8. Provide effective communication between all clients and agency members. 
  9. Maintain shelter upkeep including room preparation and sanitation. 
  10. Willingness to work supportively with children who reside in shelter.  

 

Hotline 

  1. Responsible for answering incoming hotline calls.
  2. Screen to determine shelter eligibility and/or the immediate need of caller.
  3. Arrange and/or provide emergency transportation for eligible callers to access shelter services.

 

Program Support Services

  1. Attend and participate in agency staff meetings and other functions as directed by supervisor and/or Executive Director.
  2. Document all services provided, using approved procedures.
  3. Perform job duties in accordance with approved agency policies and procedures.
  4. Attend trainings provided by the agency to maintain proficiency.
  5. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Programs/Shelter Manager.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or combination of social services experience and education.  
  • Basic knowledge of Family Violence preferred 
  • Knowledge and experience of working in residential/shelter environment preferred
  • Ability to work various shifts, including nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Active Listening
  • Empathy and Compassion
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Self-motivated, self-confident, and compassionate 
  • High moral and ethical standards.  
  • Ability to complete required training assignments and understand the dynamics of Family Violence and other related issues

 

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions

With reasonable accommodation must have the ability to:

  • Respond to telephones, written correspondence, and other auditory and visual stimulation. 
  • Remain calm under stress and have the emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations. 
  • Frequently sit, stand, bend, kneel, and walk.
  • Frequently lift and carry items up to 40 pounds.
  • Occasionally climb stairs or inclined surfaces.

 

Adherence to the Philosophy of Women's Center of East Texas

  • Employee must demonstrate knowledge of and performance in accordance with the philosophy of compassion, caring, and respect for the welfare and dignity of others, including clients of agency, as well as staff and volunteers.
  • Must display a non-judgmental acceptance of all clients/volunteers/staff/co-workers.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport in working relationships.
  • Display appropriate and professional behavior.
  • Must be able to problem solve quickly and efficiently. 
  • Ask for help when you need it.
  • Maintain client and agency confidentiality at all times.

Applications accepted at www.wc-et.org/careers

 

The above job description reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a complete listing of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.  Members of leadership may modify, add, or eliminate jobs at any time based on the needs of the organization.   

 

 

Position:   District Executive Position 

Position location:   Gregg/Harrison/Upshur County, TX

Council Website: www.etexscouts.org

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Today's professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits and advancement. 

The District Executive selected will: 

  • Work with a volunteer board of directors and other community and business leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide, and inspire them to become involved in youth programs.  
  • Achieve progress towards specific goals and objectives which include: program development through collaborative relationships, volunteer recruitment and training, fundraising, membership recruitment and retention. 
  • Be responsible for extending programs to religious, civic, fraternal, educational, and other community-based organizations through volunteers.
  • Secure adequate financial support for programs in assigned area.  Achieve net income and participation objectives for assigned camps and activities.
  • Recruit leadership for finance campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the organization.
  • Ensure that all program sites are served through volunteers, regular leader meetings, training events and activities.
  • Collaborate with adult volunteers and oversee achievement of training for their respective role.
  • Be a good role model and recognize the importance of working relationships with other professionals and volunteers.  The executive must have communication skills and be able to explain the program’s goals and objectives to the public. 
  • Provide quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events and activities.
  • Have a willingness and ability to devote long and irregular hours to achieve council and district objectives.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Strong marketing, fund-raising and program development background is highly desired. 
  • Non-profit, fundraising or sales experience is a plus.
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences. Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, responsible and creative. 
  • Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills in management, budgeting, and planning. 
  • Committed to personal and professional productivity, while maintaining high ethical and professional working standards.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law. 
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment). 
  • Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law.
  • Ability to work varied hours when necessary, evening activities and weekend work is frequently required to achieve positive objectives. 
  • Ability to travel for training at least once a year for one to two weeks.
  • A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference and motor vehicle background checks.

 

Compensation:

All councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive salary and a travel stipend, Professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, short and long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement. We also offer generous PTO policy and BSA holiday observances.

 

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume with salary history to daniel.anderson@scouting.org only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Level: Entry

Job Location: East Texas - Tyler, TX

Remote Type: N/A

Position Type: Part Time

Education Level: High School

Salary Range: $10.50

Travel Percentage: Undisclosed

Job Shift: Undisclosed

Job Category: Education

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Program Delivery Specialist will assist GSNETX in the organization, delivery, implementation, and assessment of the Community Partnerships in school program. In collaboration with local schools, nonprofit or community organizations, the Program Delivery Specialist will facilitate girls’ grades K-12 through a quality Girl Scout Leadership Experience that is aligned with, and results in, Girl Scout leadership outcomes, promotes Girl Scout and GSNETX values, and incorporates the principles of girl led, experiential and cooperative learning. In response to the COVID- 19 pandemic, Program Delivery Specialist may facilitate through virtual, or teleservice opportunities as assigned and approved by the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list may not include all the duties assigned)

 

  • Travel to various schools or other locations to facilitate programs and events which promote the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.  Travel may be up to 80 miles/day with mileage reimbursement.
  • Facilitate programming modules, including virtual or live-stream events and activities.
  • Serves as and is responsible for being a role model/mentor for participants in behavior and attitude while following the Girl Scout Promise and Law and GSNETX policy and procedures.
  • Facilitates Girl Scout traditions and encourages Girl Scout ways.
  • Assist in providing opportunities for participants to experience personal and group success.
  • Remain focused on girl experiences and processes and how they impact short and mid-term outcomes.
  • Assist with pre- and post- event support, including but not limited to program/event planning, check-in, check-out, attendance, post reflective feedback administration, supply coordination, set-up, and clean-up.
  • Ensures participants understand and follow safety and education procedures.
  • Assists in the care of the physical facilities (GSNETX service centers and partner locations) and equipment, including but not limited to program kits, activity materials, program closets and cabinets.
  • With guidance from supervisor, design, create, and implement programming that is high quality, robust and deliberate in design.
  • Research, collect, and communicate examples of high-quality programming.
  • Creates, reviews, and revises curriculum, as necessary.
  • Recognizes and responds to opportunities for problem-solving.
  • Responsible for the collection of program material correspondence, reports and emails including registration, attendance, agreements, and permission slips.
  • Communicate effectively with girls, parents, partner staff and community.
  • Assist with promotion of Community Partnership programming modules and girl participation.
  • Ensures programming remains outcomes-focused, the experience meets the objectives and goals of the program. Ensures compliance with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) risk management practices and other governance authorities for all programs.
  • Remain flexible and adaptable to changing schedules and direction given by supervisors to ensure the program is meeting the needs of our partners and organization.
  • Attends essential meetings and trainings.
  • Corresponds with teachers, staff, parents, and caregivers as needed to complete reports, gather data, obtain permissions, send reminders, and communications.
  • Collaborate, distribute, and collect girls, parents, teachers, staff program feedback forms.
  • Assist with council-led activities and events as assigned at council and partner sites.
  • Assist, participate and mentor girls during the Cookie Program to establish goal setting, time management, budgeting, people skills, and business ethics.
  • Gathers program supplies needed for lesson/activity.
  • Coordinates and assists in field trips, special events, and take-action projects (some weekends).
  • Serves as site representative for GSNETX at partner sites. 
  • Identifies and communicates partner sites needs to Supervisor to foster program improvements for effective and efficient achievement of outcomes.
  • Administrative duties as assigned.

 

OTHER

  • Must be able to travel within established geographic areas and council service centers, as necessary.
  • Must have reliable transportation, hold a valid drivers’ license, and meet GSNETX driving record & automobile insurance requirements.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

 

  • Communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft 365
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Problem Solving/Solution Oriented
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Ability to work independently, successfully.
  • Time Management Skills
  • Collaborative-Team Focus
  • Leadership/Role Model
  • Achieves Results
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Relationship Building/Effective Conflict Resolution Skills

 

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bilingual (preferred, but not required).
  • Must be available between 8am-4pm (M-F), some Saturdays.
  • Education background preferred. Girl Scout and Nonprofit experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of best practices in nonprofit and/or education.
  • Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident and authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • High school graduate with at least 2 years of work or volunteer related experience or some college.
  • Knowledge of ability to work with adults and student grades K-12th.
  • Knowledge of Girl Scout Program and Traditions helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to communicate and work with minimum supervision and integrity.
  • Demonstrates and promotes a climate of courtesy, respect, and professionalism to coworkers, the volunteers served by this council, and others with whom her/his position puts her/him in contact.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Ability to care for technology that is assigned, full responsibility for any damaged equipment.
  • Ability to manage a class size up to 25, per adult.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Adheres to the GSNETX’s equal opportunity and non-discrimination policies, which ensure that there will be no discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, sex, creed, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability, or age.
  • Must hold membership in the Girl Scout organization and subscribe to the tenets of the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Girl Scout membership fees are $25 and can be payroll deductible.
  • Attendance is an essential job requirement defined as having regular, consistent, reliable, punctual, and predictable attendance including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, before and after hours, and on weekends, when required.
  • Must complete and pass a criminal background check.
  • General knowledge of East Texas region, the cultures, and needs inherent in urban areas will help to serve girls more effectively within our schools.
  • Genuine concern for the future and well-being of girls that have various socio-economic barriers.
  • Follow expectations and guidelines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, work in an office environment, work in a seated position, and work with computers.

The employee must be able to drive and have a valid driver’s license.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:

  • GSNETX will provide CPR/AED and First Aid training and certification, as required for assignment.
  • GSNETX will provide Safety, Child Abuse, and Child Neglect training per state regulation requirements.
  • GSNETX may provide additional certifications and trainings as deemed necessary.