Careers

Job Openings

Staff Therapist

Type: Full-time

 

Position Purpose:

The purpose of the position is to provide psychotherapy, therapeutic intervention to children and family therapy to their families.  As a therapist, s/he should also provide appropriate documentation and communication to other CHL staff and outside individuals and agencies. Court testimony and provision of on-call crisis intervention is also included in the position.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • Minimum of master’s degree in social sciences area
  • Current license (or license eligibility) to provide psychotherapy in the State of Texas.
  • At least one year of working with children and families in a clinical setting is preferred.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Staff therapist will work as a full-time therapist, providing therapy services to children in group and on an individual basis, as well as possible sessions with child’s family.
  • Staff therapist will provide crisis intervention, prevention services and support services to both children and staff.
  • Staff therapist will assist in writing treatment plans
  • Assist children during times of transition into care or when moving from one cottage to another.
  • Assists in developing treatment plans.

Family Support Specialist

Type: Full-time

 

Position Purpose:

The purpose of the position is to provide targeted case management and skills training for families and to provide appropriate documentation and communication to other CHL staff, outside individuals and agencies.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a social sciences area
  • At least one year of working with children and families in a case management or clinical setting is preferred.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Identify the special needs of children and families through evidenced based assessment tools. Provide identified services and make referrals to appropriate resources as they relate to those needs and assist with those needs as they relate to school, employment, or social enrichment activities.
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct meetings designed to identify and develop strategies for meeting the needs of families.
  • Prepare case notes to document and summarize significant events, meeting and other services provided. Including documentation required in CMBHS.
  • Perform duty as on-call staff as it relates to the families served.
  • Complete all Basic Sanctuary training.
  • Provide a safe environment by adhering to all Sanctuary standards.
  • Address problems with team members and with children using the SELF model as taught in Sanctuary.
  • Remain current in CPR, First Aid, Management of Aggressive Behavior (MAB), and psychotropic medication training.

Church Relations Coordinator

Type: Full-time

 

Position Purpose:

Provides direct communication with churches to educate about the Children’s Home of Lubbock, to acquire support, and to organize and manage projects for church participation.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • 5 years experience in church ministry.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to organize projects, manage time and tasks independently.
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Organize projects for church participation.
  • Communicate with donors and current partnering churches.
  • Actively seek out new prospecting churches to partner with our mission (financial, access, volunteer, advocate).
  • Speak at churches on behalf of the agency.

Education Coordinator

Type: Full-time

 

Position Purpose:

To assess the educational needs of each student in care, to monitor their academic progress and to plan and provide enrichment activities to help them meet their education goals.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor degree in education or other closely related field or a minimum of 5 years working with children in the education field. Preference will be given to a certified teacher.
  • Experience developing and implementing programming for children.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assess the educational needs of each child in care and help develop programs to support the child’s educational success.
  • Work with staff at Roosevelt Independent School District, and other districts needed to enhance learning for all of our students.
  • Coordinate and participate in school enrollment, advocating for, and ensuring educational testing and plans are completed and accommodations are met.

Unit Director

Type: Full-time

 

Position Purpose:

To provide supervision and guidance to unit staff and to ensure compliance to all standards and agency policies in order to meet the physical, developmental, and emotional needs of all children cared for within this unit.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family, Education, or other related human development or counseling field preferred or a Bachelor’s degree in one of the above fields with a minimum of four years experience in working with out-of-home placed children.
  • At least one year experience in supervision and management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Have daily supervision and on-site administrative responsibility for the overall operation of this unit and of The Children’s Home of Lubbock
  • Oversee all service programs within the unit.
  • Oversee case management services for the unit to include performance of case management responsibilities as needed.
  • Prepare annual budget proposal and manage approved budget of the unit.

Live-In House Mentor

Type: Full-time

 

Position Purpose:

Live-In role, preparing young women ages 18-21 who have aged out of foster care to prepare for adulthood, including obtaining employment, life skills, and educational goals.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of college or a high school diploma
  • Minimum 21 years of age

 

Responsibilities:

  • Driving students to appointments
  • Lives on site with/next to SIL students
  • Guide and advise on processes of adulthood such as, but not limited to, driving, making appointments, going to school/work, preparing resumes, attending job interviews, etc.

Child Care Worker

Type: Part time, overnight

 

Pay Range: $12.00-$12.50/hour (Pay is based on education and prior experience)

 

Position Purpose:
Offer support and relief to House Parents while also directly caring for children at CHOL to ensure their needs are fulfilled.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in child care related services with children/families
  • Experience working with children with therapeutic needs preferred

 

CCW General Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to House Parents in cottages
  • Cleaning/organizing cottage
  • Preparing food
  • Monitoring medications or medical needs
  • Help with schoolwork
  • Drive to appointments or activities off campus
  • Taking children to activities on campus

 

Overnight CCW Responsibilities:

  • Staying up in cottage to provide relief to house parents
  • Help kids to/back to bed
  • Provide comfort to children if needed

 

Hours:
10:00pm-6:00am

Recreation Staff

Type: Part time

 

Pay Range: $12.00-$12.50/hour (Pay is based on education and prior experience)

 

Position Purpose:
Offer support and relief to House Parents while also directly caring for children at CHOL to ensure their needs are fulfilled.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in child care related services with children/families
  • Experience working with children with therapeutic needs preferred

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and direction of all recreational/educational activities, as well as spiritual development programming;
  • Provide supervision of children engaging in free time activities;
  • Prepare and present activities that promote a therapeutic environment; and
  • Help prepare lessons and activities that teach students life skills.

Emergency Assessment Center Child Care Worker

Type: Part time & Full time

 

Pay Range: $12.00-$12.50/hour (Pay is based on education and prior experience)

 

Position Purpose:

Providing direct care to the children currently residing in our Emergency Assessment Center, ensuring that all their physical, mental, medical, and emotional needs are met.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in child care related services with children/families
  • Experience working with children with therapeutic needs preferred

 

CCW General Responsibilities:

  • Provide physical, mental, medical, and emotional support to children
  • Cleaning/organizing cottage
  • Preparing food
  • Monitoring medications or medical needs
  • Help with schoolwork
  • Drive to appointments or activities off campus
  • Taking children to activities on campus

Live-In House Parents

Type: Full time, Lives on campus

 

Position Purpose:

The House Parents, with assistance from the treatment team, will reside on campus, creating a nurturing and structured environment to address the physical, developmental, and emotional requirements of the children in their care.

 

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in child care related services with children/families
  • Experience working with children with therapeutic needs
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide physical, mental, medical, and emotional support to children
  • Cleaning/organizing cottage
  • Preparing food
  • Monitoring medications or medical needs
  • Help with schoolwork
  • Drive to appointments or activities off campus
  • Taking children to activities on campus

Licensed Foster Parent

The Children’s Home of Lubbock is looking for a loving, Christian couple in West Texas who is licensed for Foster Care to live on our campus!

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, contact Ben Witt at [email protected] or 806-762-0481 ext 228

If you believe you are the right person for this opportunity, please complete the application on our Foster Care & Adoption Program page.

General Qualifications for All Employees of The Children’s Home of Lubbock:

  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Be able to read, write and communicate with co-workers, medical personnel and other persons necessary to care for the young adult’s needs.
  • Have a Valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Exhibit behavior and health status that does not present a danger to young adult in care.
  • Meet the requirements of licensing standards in regards to a criminal background check.
  • Have a record of tuberculosis screening showing the employee is free of contagious TB.
  • Be physically, mentally and emotionally capable of performing assigned tasks and have the skills necessary to perform assigned tasks.
  • Commit to the seven values of Sanctuary: Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Democracy, Open Communication, Social Responsibility, and Growth and Change.
  • Complete a notarized Licensing Affidavit for Applicants for Employment

Applicants must submit the last five years of employment history.

Full-Time employees are eligible for medical coverage options, dental, EAP, life and long term disability, 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off for vacation and sick, wellness, self-care, and recognition programs.

If you choose to fill out the PDF application, please email finished application to Leslie Hernandez.

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