Job Opennings

WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Family Services of Greater Houston is always looking for positive, energetic and compassionate people.

To apply for the job openings listed below, submit your resume by e-mail to hr@familyservices.org, by fax to 713-868-2619 or by mail to: Family Services of Greater Houston Attn: Human Resources 3120 Southwest Freeway, Suite 215 Houston, TX 77098

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

TRANSITION FACILITATOR

Family Services of Greater Houston is seeking a full-time Transition Facilitator to work with adolescents and young adults, ages 17 to 24 years with emotional and/or behavioral difficulties.

This position is responsible for coaching and engaging youth and young adults; preparing these individuals for living independently, obtaining employment or functioning in the community more effectively; teaching social, daily living and community functioning skills; assisting in learning how to access relevant resources and services; and conducting prevention planning to minimize engagement in high risk behaviors or situations and perform crisis intervention as necessary. The position will also conduct family counseling sessions with youth and parent/caretakers as necessary to strengthen the family support system as well as conduct Parent/Caretaker Support Groups to decrease stress and increase competence in parenting a transition age youth.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum educational requirement is a Master’s degree in the social science, education or related fields from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience is required.
  • Must be working towards licensure. Temporary License preferred.
  • Experience working with adolescents and young adults with emotional/behavioral difficulties; and conducting home-based, school-based, or field-based service delivery is preferred.
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Outlook is required.
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver License, reliable transportation, and insurance on vehicle as this position provides field-based service delivery.

LOAN ASSOCIATE, WAYS TO WORK PROGRAM

Family Services of Greater Houston is seeking a full-time Loan Associate to support the coordination of an automobile loan program for low-income clients in order to help them rebuild their credit and improve their employment and quality of life. This position will work in our Houston/Heights Office location.

The Loan Associate will provide support to the program, including conducting telephone inquiries, assisting with the processing of loan documents, maintaining client records, interfacing with clients, scheduling, and other duties as assigned. This position requires a well-organized, versatile individual with the ability to multi-task. This position will report to the Program Manager of Ways to Work.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required
  • ŸDirect experience working with low-income clients is a prerequisiteŸ
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, oral and presentation skills is required

BILINGUAL FAMILY PREVENTION SPECIALIST

Family Services of Greater Houston is seeking a full-time, BILINGUAL Family Prevention Specialists to administer a substance abuse prevention curriculum in our Ensuenos del Futuro Substance Abuse Program.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of substance abuse prevention and the ability to provide substance abuse education utilizing a designated curriculum in a class room setting working with middle and high school aged students.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required
  • Certification as a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) and/or LCDC is required
  • Bilingual – Fluent in English/Spanish; both verbal and written is required. Must have the ability to administer curriculum in Spanish and English

Family Services’ policy assures that all employees and applicants for employment are treated without discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, disability, reliance on public assistance, or any other factors identified and protected by law, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies. Family Services also expects its employees to comply with equal opportunity laws and encourages all employees to discuss any areas where they feel discrimination exists or could potentially exist with Human Resources.