Employment 2018-06-08T19:17:46+00:00

Catholic Charities is always looking for passionate and dedicated employees who want to positively influence the lives of individuals and families living throughout our community. With employment opportunities available in a multitude of different fields, Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers contract, part-time and full-time positions with competitive benefits packages. Employment opportunities at Catholic Charities are available in, but not limited to, the following fields:

  • Case Management
  • Clerical Assistance
  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Counseling
  • Development
  • Education as a Second Language
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology
  • Interpretation/Translation
  • Janitorial
  • Marketing
  • Nutrition
  • Parent Education
  • Social Work
  • Transportation/Pick-up & Delivery
  • Volunteer Management
  • Web/Graphic Design
  • Youth Education

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Catholic Charities team, please submit an employment application, a resume and cover letter as well as your desired pay to our Human Resources Office by email to hrdirector@ccaosa.org, fax to (210) 227-0217 or mail to 202 W. French Place, San Antonio, TX 78212.

Grants Coordinator

POSITION:             Grants Coordinator

REPORTS TO:      Grants Director

STATUS:                Full Time/Exempt w/Benefits

 SUMMARY: This position assists in coordinating all aspects of the grant cycle, including technical writing, development, oversight, submittal and ongoing activities to support grant efforts for Catholic Charities and its grant funded programs (existing and prospective).

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists Grants Director and other department members as needed
  • Maintains confidential information related to Grants Offices’ funders and donors
  • Maintains interagency/interoffice relations and communication; throughout all Catholic Charities agencies
  • Maintains a working, updated database of funders, donors and economic/fiscal activity on a frequent basis collaborating with the database manager, prepare monthly summaries
  • Conducts research for funding opportunities and develops succinct and brief executive summaries
  • Prepare and facilitate monthly grant meetings with all applicable staff, updating all parties on submissions, denials, working proposals, deadlines and strategic planning
  • Maintain and update grant’s Master Tracking database
  • Follow all necessary requirements for completed proposals
  • Follow all established processes pertaining to award letters, denials, and requests for information
  • Prepare a statement of activities (denials, awards, proposals, and submissions) quarterly and as needed
  • Conducts research for writing grant proposals, provides drafts (to include budgets) for all Programs.  Collaborates with Program Directors to prepare proposals and other appropriate tasks
  • Works closely with Grants Director and the finance office on grant and other budget activities, as needed
  • Represents Catholic Charities at fairs, workshops, and public events to maintain healthy relationships
  • Prepares and disseminates information about the agency and funding opportunities to prospective partners and strengthens relationships with community groups, businesses and individuals to develop resources to support agency effortsFacilitates visitors, donors and/or potential volunteers as needed to discuss agency mission opportunities, as needed
  • Assists in coordinating fundraising efforts among the staff and community (i.e., annual campaigns, employee campaigns, special events, etc.)
  • Participates in committees as required and when appropriate
  • Enhances skills through active growth via participation in meetings, seminars, and conferences
  • Perform clerical and non-managerial administrative tasks, as needed
  • Other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrates written, verbal, listening, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Demonstrates problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to work without close supervision and follow through to completion of assigned tasks
  • Must be flexible, self-directed, organized and goal-oriented
  • Must flourish working in a group setting
  • Must multi-task multiple projects simultaneously and meet multiple deadlines
  • Must have problem-solving skills

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Required two years’ experience in grant writing and/or technical writing and/or research
  • Preferred BA in English, Public Management (Public Sector) and/or communications or related field or an equivalence of four year experience in a related field

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet organizational needs and other deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to work many evenings and/or weekend hours as needed.
  • Ability to stand for many hours at a time at events.
  • Ability to drive self to and from work and events.
  • At times, may stand or walk 50% or more of the workday.
  • May bend, twist, and stoop during the workday.
  • May be required to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • May work in extreme weather conditions/elements

Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job description or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, etc.)

Vice President of Programs

Position Title:            Vice President of Programs

Department:              Administration

Reports to:                CEO/President

Status:                        Full Time/Salary, with benefits

Job Summary:

Direct and manage all aspects of program operations for Catholic Charities, under the guidance of the CEO.  This position is responsible for the effective planning, directing and coordination of all functions within the agencies functional programs, which includes; Oversight of the program operations and day-to-day leadership, execution and implementation of programmatic related functions, strategic and operational oversight for all program areas. Responsible for operations, public image of agency, financial planning, management of agency, fund development and expansions of both existing and new programs.

 Essential Functions:

  1. Acts as the oversight body of 40+ programs within the Catholic Charities Program Operations.
  2. Ensures the financial state of each of the programs and advises on funding diversification in collaboration with program Directors.
  3. Represents Catholic Charities and promotes agency programs and services in the community and within the Archdiocese of San Antonio and with Catholic Charities statewide network.
  4. Implement programs to fulfill and support Catholic Charities mission of selfless service.
  5. Oversee the hiring and supervision of program directors/staff.
  6. Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and goals.
  7. Train and supervise program directors as needed.
  8. Oversee the preparation of budgets, monitor financial performance, and oversee all financial management functions.
  9. Ensure overall programmatic performance and excellence following all mandates and policies of the agency and our funders.
  10. Work with staff to develop and maintain consistent, high-quality program delivery.
  11. Work collaboratively both internally and externally to integrate cross-program functions.
  12. Work closely with the CEO and Vice President of Administration on strategic planning and policy.
  13. Work on special projects as assigned by the CEO.
  14. Attends meetings representing the agency, to include presentations.
  15. May represent Catholic Charities on community steering committees, or other public related issues.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  1. Advanced analytical and communication skills, including public speaking.
  2. Excellent organizational and planning ability necessary.
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to lead and motivate a senior management team.
  5. Able to assess and recognize needs of both assigned programs and the agency.
  6. Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  7. Ability to manage competing demands and set priorities.
  8. Ability to compile and communicate accurate reporting information, including metrics.
  9. Solid judgment and apparent leadership skills.
  10. Successful grant management experience.
  11. Demonstrated experience in social service program management and development.
  12. Must have own reliable transportation, current vehicle liability insurance and clean driving record and ability to pass other required background checks.
  13. Technology proficient including Microsoft Office programs

Education and Experience Requirements

  1. Bachelor in Business or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Five to seven years of strategic planning and management experience at an executive level, preferably non-profit
  3. Knowledge of client conditions and needs preferred.
  4. Prior experience as Executive in a nonprofit agency preferred.

Working Conditions

  1. Stand or walk 50% or more of the workday.
  2. May bend, twist, lift, and stoop during workday.
  3. Speaking and hearing essential for communication.
  4. May work mostly sedentary at a work station.
  5. Ability to work nights and weekends as necessary.

Disclaimer:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job description or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, etc.) ***Grant funded positions and salaries are dependent on funding availability.  Position can be eliminated at any time because of lack of funding to support this position.***

Nurse Home Visitor

Position: Nurse Home Visitor

Reports to: Nurse Supervisor

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Position Summary:

A Family Connects Home Visiting Nurse provides home visiting to all families with newborns in Bexar County. The goal is to support and assess family needs in 12 domains of physical and psychosocial well-being and facilitate referrals and connections to community agencies to support families in these areas. The Home Visiting Nurse will work in a team environment of clinical and non-clinical staff in order to schedule, visit, and support families in the community using the evidence-based Family Connects home visiting protocol. Ability to communicate effectively with others is essential. Experience in maternal/child health, home visiting, lactation education, and fluency in Spanish desired, but not required. www.familyconnects.org

Essential Job Functions:

  • Follow the Family Connects home-visiting protocol. Keep records of client observations and activities as required. Document information for family assessments and program evaluation. Record information in real time via in home use of computerized record system.
  • Follow the Family Connects scheduling protocol. Visit target area hospitals as needed to schedule home visits for new mothers.
  • Provide a health and physical assessment of mother and baby in the home to determine well-being.
  • Assess family needs in 12 domains of physical and psychosocial well-being, including depression, substance abuse, and domestic violence. Exercise clinical skills in appraising situations and making decisions.
  • Establish a trusting relationship with families during in-home visits and engage the family to establish a family support plan with goals, objectives, and activities that address family strengths and needs.
  • Work with team to ensure appropriate referrals and connections to community resources as needed. Work in a team to assist parents in making and attending appointments for doctors, social service agencies, etc. Act as a liaison between families and other community agencies, serving as family advocate as required.
  • Apply working knowledge of parent-child interaction, child-maternal health, child development, and child abuse/neglect to help families improve parenting skills, increase parenting supports, reduce stress, and address needs of parents; assist in creating a health plan for entire family.
  • Maintain eight open visit slots and conduct and document at least six home visits per week. Respond to client needs through flexible scheduling of home visits, including occasional home visits during evening or weekend hours.
  • Apply effective time-management skills, organization, and multitasking skills. Documentation is expected to be done and letters sent out within 48 working hours of the visit.
  • Work cooperatively as an active member of the Family Connects team by attending weekly team meetings, clinical supervision, staff meetings, and other meetings as required. Support and encourage development of other staff and of the Family Connects Program. Assist in creating a positive work environment.
  • Maintains clear, effective, open, honest communication with both internal and external customers and colleagues.
  • Develops and maintains community relationships and as requested/required, participates in community outreach in support of Family Connects. Promotes public awareness of Family Connects.
  • Supports policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of Family Connects and Catholic Charities.
  • Participates in quality improvement efforts.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or required.

Professional Development:

  • Complete all required Family Connects, agency, and funder required education and training.
  • Stay up to date on current health care developments to provide safe, quality services.
  • Ability to work with nurse supervisor to implement a practice improvement and clinical development plans.
  • Seek and respond appropriately to feedback.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in nursing with current RN license, or B.A. degree in another field with current RN license, or A.S. degree in nursing with state-level RN, and at least one year of relevant nursing experience.
  • Must have and maintain current or compact licensure in the state of Texas.
  • Must maintain current CPR certification.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and an insured automobile for use in making home visits.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team with clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse populations.
  • Ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.
  • Proficient and comfortable using mobile devices/laptops as part of in-home assessment and intervention.
  • Preferred skills include (a) Spanish language proficiency, (b) clinical experience related to domestic violence, substance abuse and/or depression, (c) one or more years of experience in child/maternal health, social work, or other related field, and (e) Certified Lactation Educator or Consultant.

Disclaimer:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job description or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, etc.)

Part Time Resident Direct Care

POSITION:                 Guadalupe Home Resident Direct Care Specialist

REPORTS TO:          Guadalupe Home Director

STATUS:                   Part-Time/Hourly, no benefits

 JOB SUMMARY:      Supervise pregnant and parenting mothers ages 18+ years old and their children ages 0-3 years old within the Guadalupe Home Program and set appropriate trauma informed behavioral limits within a safe and caring environment. The Resident Direct Care Specialist is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities assigned as long as such actions do not deviate from established organizational policies and are consistent with program guidelines and sound professional judgment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Properly bill TPCN and/or other agency utilized systems provided to residents
  • Teach constructive behavior and social skills.
  • Teach basic parenting skills.
  • Teach realistic problem-solving behaviors and life skills.
  • Teach good personal hygiene skills.
  • Reinforce positive behavior by providing healthy, positive incentives for residents and children.
  • Oversee daily chores and room checks.
  • Ensure cleanliness of all common areas.
  • Update daily logs, both written and electronic such as volunteer logs, medication logs, in-kind donations.
  • Assist with implementation of social and recreational activities for residents.
  • Engage with residents and children daily during activities and leisure time.
  • Document all serious incidents completely, accurately, and in a timely manner in accordance with agency requirements.
  • Follow agency reporting and notification protocol for serious incidents.
  • Maintain positive culturally competent relationships with residents and staff.
  • Provide input into development of resident goals as appropriate.
  • Utilize training in trauma informed consequences when redirecting resident behavior.
  • Participate in community meeting sessions with residents, as necessary.
  • Maintain and uphold appropriate boundaries with residents and staff at all times.
  • Be a positive role model for residents.
  • Mediate conflicts between residents to promote healthy communication.
  • Gain a working knowledge of staff policies and guidelines.
  • Possess maturity, sense of confidence and emotional stability at all times while performing duties.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and adequately transition information during shift changes.
  • Ability to complete all documentation as required by the agency, licensing, contractors, and various funders.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to utilize office equipment such as computer, tablet/iPad, fax machine, multi-line telephone
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs
  • Knowledge of Internet and Email
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive and effective problem solving skills
  • Ability to learn and utilize agency trainings
  • Ability to learn and utilize various agency software programs.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  •  Required to stand and walk approximately 85% of the shift.
  • Must have ability to lift 10-30 lbs as needed.
  • May be periodically required to work outdoors and be exposed to extreme weather elements.
  • Availability to cover overnight, weekend, and holiday shifts.

Disclaimer:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job description or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, etc.)

Part Time Gardener

Position:          Part-Time Gardener
Reports To:     Director of Programs & Community Outreach at the Guadalupe Community Center

Status:              Part-Time/Hourly (Average of 10-12 hours per week), no benefits

Job Summary:   The role of the Part-Time Gardener is to oversee the St. Phocas Community Garden at the Guadalupe Community Center.  This involves maintenance of the garden, harvesting of produce, distribution and presentation of vegetables, assisting with the expansion of the garden, and purchasing of supplies. Lead volunteer activities and provide a learning experience through demonstrations and hands on activities. This job requires the gardener to maintain the garden on a weekly basis up to three days per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the garden on a day to day basis by watering, fertilizing, and harvesting produce
  • Maintain appropriate records on garden harvest and other maintenance such as fertilizing and seasonal planting
  • Re-stock and organize garden supplies
  • Wash and prepare harvested vegetables in food pantry
  • Track and log yields of produce from the garden
  • Create educational material such as nutrition and recipes to correspond with garden produce
  • Help coordinate events for the community to educate them on gardening
  • Assist in seeking out additional funding opportunities and working with community partners to ensure the future success of the garden

Special Requirements:

  • Master Gardener Certification preferred, but not required
  • Other languages, especially Spanish fluency desired but not required
  • Must have the ability to drive, own personal, reliable transportation, clean driving record and current vehicle liability insurance
  • Must be willing to be on feet, bend, and work outside over 50% of the time

Qualifications:

  • Relevant education and/or work experience, with an emphasis on Master Gardening
  • Program planning and facilitation experience an asset
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed

 

 

 

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