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.
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.
Position: Case Manager
Program: Rescue in Motion
Overview: The Permanent Supportive Housing Case Manager is responsible for providing an array of supportive services to formerly chronically homeless men or women who are enrolled in the program in an effort to promote long-term residential stability, self-sufficiency, and eventual movement into mainstream housing.
Position: Prevention Specialist
Program: Rescue Youth (three positions)
Overview: The Prevention Specialist is responsible for providing prevention/intervention services to program participants and/or their families. The Prevention Specialist will monitor program and group activities to ensure that they are consistent with Change Happens! policies and procedures and the requirements of the funding sources.
Position: Prevention Specialist - Part Time
Program: Rescue Youth
Hours: Monday - Friday, 2PM - 6PM
Overview: The Prevention Specialist will be responsible for providing prevention/intervention services to Rescue program participants and/or their families. The Prevention Specialist will monitor program activities to ensure that they are consistent with Change Happens! policies and procedures and the requirements of the funding sources. The Prevention Specialist 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 Director. The Prevention Specialist 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.
Position: Workforce Developer/Placement Specialist
Program: Self Sufficiency Fund
Overview: The Workforce Developer will have dual roles serving as a Placement Specialist to connect trainees to employment. The Workforce Developer/Placement Specialist will also remain in contact with the participant for the duration of the training program, monitor participant progress, and also take steps to address issues that may influence a trainee outcome. The Workforce Developer/Placement Specialist is tasked with establishing relationships with instructional staff (regarding; grades, attendance, and overall performance), to chart progress and determine ongoing training needs. Once participants complete soft skills courses and receive certifications for trainings, the Workforce Developer/Placement Specialist will connect the trainee with the employers. The Workforce Developer/Placement Specialist is responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with employers. This position will be responsible for building a rapport with potential and existing business partners, as well as arranging hiring managers to visit training facilities to display and discuss their company. The Workforce Developer/Placement Specialist will offer workshops, host career days, and invite employers to meet upcoming graduates. JOB DESCRIPTION