Opportunities

Opportunities

Change Happens! offers employees a dynamic and demanding place to work.  We believe that hiring and retaining talented, hardworking employees is a prerequisite to client satisfaction, business development, and a progressive work culture.  It is no accident that a friendly, stimulating, team-oriented work environment exists behind our doors.

To best serve our clients’ many needs, Change Happens! houses a number of programs.  This means that employees have the opportunity to gain valuable information in areas beyond the scope of their assigned roles.  Whether they work in Development or HIV Prevention, our clients are well-versed in the challenges that face our community, our clients, and the Greater Houston area.

Benefits

Change Happens! recognizes that there is much more to life than work.  We believe our team members should be able to take advantage of quality healthcare for themselves and their family.  That is why our benefits program has been designed to help Change Happens! employees and their families stay healthy, balance personal and career priorities, and build a solid and secure future.

 

Job Postings

To apply for a position with Change Happens!, complete the application and email the completed application to employment@changehappenstx.org. Please note that applications must be emailed in order to apply for a position; Change Happens! does not accept faxed applications.
Change Happens! Employment Application

Youth Facilitator (Acres Home & Third Ward After School)

Part Time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Youth Facilitator will be responsible for providing prevention/intervention services to Rescue program participants and/or their families.  The Youth Facilitator will monitor program activities to ensure that they are consistent with Change Happens! policies and procedures and the requirements of the funding sources.  The Youth Facilitator will also work with program staff to develop relevant activities for youth participants.  This position will work under the general leadership of the Site Supervisor, and report directly to the Rescue Youth Program Coordinator.  The Youth Facilitator will work directly with participants of the Rescue Youth Program in alternative activities, arts & crafts, recreation activities, and assist staff in outings and field trips.

Hours: Normal working hours are Monday-Friday, 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.(subject to change)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college, having achieved at least sophomore status;
  • Successful experience working with at-risk youth;
  • Successful experience working with parents/guardians of at-risk youth
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and changing environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse community groups;
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills;

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with program staff to provide prevention and intervention services to eligible youth;
  • Facilitate activities for the assigned group(s) in the RESCUE Program;
  • Document participant attendance and progress in program activities.  It is expected that monitoring results will show all documentation is accurate and consistent with policies and procedures;
  • Compile and submit weekly activity reports to designated person.  All required reports must be submitted on time;
  • Maintain thorough and complete records of program services and activities;
  • Recruit, screen, and enroll eligible applicants to receive services;
  • Administer evaluation instruments, as assigned by Program supervisor;
  • Facilitate and coordinate community service projects with youth participants;
  • Perform other duties or special projects set forth by department, agency, supervisor, or Executive Director.

PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR

  • Display professional behavior and appearance in accordance with Agency policy;
  • Maintain attendance within limits of Agency guidelines;
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding client information.

 

Changing Pathways

Full Time

Program Description:  This program will expand substance abuse treatment and HIV services for African American and Hispanic/Latin women ages 26-55 years old, which have substance use or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and are living at risk of HIV/AIDS.

Mental Health Case Manager                                                          

Qualifications: 

  • Masters degree in social work, psychology, or behavioral science
  • Licensure in LMSW, LBSW, or LCDC
  • Minimum of 1 year successful experience in adult case management
  • Ability to work with homeless individuals of diverse backgrounds and disabilities including physical, mental, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, etc
  • Outstanding organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform daily duties to achieve excepted outcomes and performance measures with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel to various sites daily
  • Bilingual preferred *

The Health Educator is responsible for delivery of program curriculum in school and community-based settings.  Other responsibilities include:  outreach and recruitment, gathering data and completing monthly reports, and developing and fostering ongoing relationships with schools and school officials.  This position reports to the Program Coordinator.