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.

CAREERS

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.

HOW TO APPLY

 

OPEN POSITIONS

Position: Health Educator

Programs: HYPE 2.0

Overview: The Health Educator is responsible for providing prevention services within the context of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. The Health Educator will conduct health education and risk reduction for adolescents in a school and community setting. A highly trained health educator will teach all prevention classes. This position reports to the Program Coordinator. JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Health Educator

Programs: INSIGHT (one position) /HYPE 3.0 (two positions)

Overview: The Health Educator is responsible for delivery of evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention program Love Notes SRA in school and community-based settings.  Other responsibilities include gathering data and completing monthly reports, developing and fostering ongoing relationships with community stakeholders, assisting with outreach and recruitment activities, and conducting follow-up with program participants.  This position reports to the Program Coordinator. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Program: Project FORCE

Overview: The Peer Recovery Support Specialist is responsible for engaging with peers in the community that have issues with alcohol and substance misuse within the context of the Adult Services Programs. The Peer Recovery Support Specialist will work with individuals as they develop and implement a personal recovery plan. This team member will conduct targeted outreach and use social networking skills to locate and identify the target population. This position is responsible for identifying outreach sites and preparing outreach schedule and monthly reports. JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Prevention Specialist

Program: Rescue Youth

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.   JOB DESCRIPTION 

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. JOB DESCRIPTION 

Position: Risk Reduction Specialist

Program: HIV Prevention

Overview: The Risk Reduction Specialist will conduct HIV program promotion, recruit, outreach, counseling, testing and referral services, linkage to care, document activities, collect data and provide other HIV prevention services in targeted communities. This full time position reports to the Program Coordinator.  JOB DESCRIPTION 

Position: Social Worker Case Manager

Program: STAIRS 2.0

Overview: Under the general direction of the Program Coordinator, the Social Worker Case Manager is responsible
for the overall delivery and coordination of behavioral health treatment and services for substance use
disorders (SUD) and co‐occurring mental and substance use disorders (COD), permanent housing, and
other critical services to individuals experiencing homelessness. This position is responsible for conducting
a thorough assessment of the individuals’ long‐term goals at intake and collaborate with clients to create a
client‐centered plan with achievable goals. Responsible for establishing linkages within the community to
ensure the individual’s success toward independent living. JOB DESCRIPTION 

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