Join Our Team

ChristianWorks seeks talented individuals dedicated to improving the lives of children and their families in the DFW metroplex.

Counseling Team Members

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We are always looking to partner with qualified counselors in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and would love for you to be a part of our family. CounselingWorks offers a variety of internship opportunities for people working towards their LPC, LMFT, etc.

We are seeking counselors to work with our CounselingWorks program on a contract basis in our new Ft. Worth location.  Qualifications include:

  • Active member of a church
  • Licensure by the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern,  a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist-Associate or a Licensed Masters Social Worker (under clinical supervision working toward LCSW)
  • Master’s degree required in a human services field (i.e., counseling, psychology, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and case management skills
  • Professional experience counseling children/adolescents a plus
  • Experience in facilitating groups preferred, but not required
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred, but not required
  • Public speaking a plus, but not required
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or Saturdays  (Must be able to provide counseling availabilities of at least 8-10 hours per week)

Qualified applicants should send resumes to Janet Johnston jjohnston@christian-works.org and Larry Barber lbarber@christian-works.org.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Counseling Practicum Position

We are currently accepting applications for a practicum position in CounselingWorks for the fall of this year.  The applicant must be a graduate student currently working toward their Master Degree in Counseling.  Resumes and a cover letter to be sent to lbarber@christian-works.org.  No phone calls, please.

AdoptionWorks Family Development Specialist

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The AdoptionWorks Family Development Specialist will act as a representative of the AdoptionWorks team in the community and to clients. The Family Development Specialist provides case management services to the prospective adoptive families, prospective transitional care families, to also include post placement supervision and finalization preparation for an adoption. The Family Development Specialist will also assist the Case Manager and Outreach Specialist. The responsibilities listed below are included in this job description. All activities of the Family Development Specialist will be conducted in a manner as a representative of Jesus Christ to our clients and community.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Casework and case management, including client intake, assessment, and support services for post adoption clients in assisting with searches and reunions. This duty will be shared with the AW Case Manager and Outreach Specialist.
  2. Determination of admission of a child into a transitional care home or adoptive home
  3. Completion of admissions assessment, evaluation, updates and service plans by collaborating with the AdoptionWorks Case Manager and Outreach Specialist
  4. Completion of orientation, assessment, and approval of adoptive parent or approval of a transitional care home.
  5. Monitoring and providing support services to transitional care families, including the initiation of developmental plans, corrective actions, or adverse actions.
  6. Casework in all areas of transitional care and adoption.
  7. To participate in program development, outreach/public relations, client education and training or to perform special tasks as assigned by the AdoptionWorks Director or Executive Director.
  8. To obtain the required 30 hours training for the first year and 20 hours training for subsequent years.
  9. Provide counseling services through the CounselingWorks program.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. A master’s degree in social work or a human services field from an accredited College or University and at least two years of supervised child-placing experience (Preferred).
  2. LPC-Intern, LMFT-Associate, or LCSW.
  3. Qualification as Child Placement Management Staff preferred
  4. Experience in public speaking
  5. Strong organizational, documentation, written and verbal communication, and administrative skills
  6. A Christian actively engaged in ministry as a member of a local church
  7. Full working knowledge of DFPS Minimum Standards for Child Placing Agencies and Chapter 162 of the Texas Family Code

Qualified applicants should send resumes to  mmurray@christian-works.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Bookkeeper & Administrative Assistant

 

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The Bookkeeper & Admin Assistant will perform all financial tasks necessary to the operation of ChristianWorks for Children as well as administrative and office support activities for ChristianWorks for Children’s programs, and development and communication activities. Duties may include bookkeeping and data entry, fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, filing, and faxing. Extensive software skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities and strong communication skills.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Executes daily financial functions including disbursements and receipts as well as completing all data entry tasks correctly and timely.
  2. Prepares routine financial reports and assists with preparing budgets as instructed.
  3. Professionally and courteously receives telephone calls and visitors. Assesses needs and then appropriately provides assistance or directs calls or visitors to the appropriate staff.
  4. Executes all daily tasks for mail handling including delivery, receipt, postage meter, and distribution.
  5. Maintains paper and electronic files necessary for administrative purposes according to all policies.
  6. Assists with clerical tasks to include typing, filing, proofreading, and data entry.
  7. Assists Office Manager and agency program staff with various projects as needed.
  8. Ensures that common areas are equipped with supplies, and informs supervisor in advance of supply needs.
  9. Maintains working knowledge of all office equipment, and informs the supervisor of service needs.
  10. Maintains good working relationship with vendors and service providers.
  11. Maintains a working knowledge of and adheres to organization policies, regulations, and procedures.
  12. Keeps immediate supervisor well-informed of activities, results of efforts and problems/potential problems identified; recommends corrective actions to immediate supervisor.
  13. Respects confidentiality in discussing client, staff, volunteer and organizational matters. Maintains confidentiality of organization fiscal and personnel related information.
  14. Exhibits genuine concern for participants and always conducts oneself appropriately and professionally.
  15. Reports to work regularly and on time.
  16. Assists in other duties as needed and directed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High School Degree required (Business School or College degree preferred)
  2. One to three years’ experience in office systems and procedures, experience with non-profits preferred
  3. Advanced general computer skills and internet research skills
  4. Advanced skills in typical office software including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  5. Experience working with database systems such as Access
  6. Advanced skills in QuickBooks is required; experience with other bookkeeping systems will be considered
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  8. Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as a team player maintaining healthy work relationships
  9. A Christian actively engaged in ministry as a member of a local church

Qualified applicants should send resumes to rbaker@christian-works.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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