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Any Baby Can provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including agency-paid health and wellness benefits, paid leave for vacation, personal time off, holidays (including a winter break), an Employee Assistance Program, 401K and Flexible Spending Accounts. Any Baby Can is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Opportunities at Any Baby Can

 

POSITION:    Part-time Family Education Instructor (Del Valle), (18hrs/week)


GENERAL PURPOSE: The Family Education Instructor plans and facilitates ABC’s education classes. This position is responsible for teaching and modeling with the goal of encouraging a successful, supportive family environment where all members can feel successful in achieving their goals to improve communication and learning.

*This position may require availability during specific day or evening hours and possible Saturdays. This position must also be cleared to work at the Travis County Correctional Complex per Travis County requirements.*

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Plan, prepare, and lead (and/or co-facilitate) assigned literacy or parenting classes;
• Research and share resources with the class participants;
• Be familiar with and utilize the selected and approved curricula for each class subject matter;
• Provide opportunities for individual, pair, small and large group work to support all learners;
• Employ numerous instructional strategies and align instruction with different learning styles in mind.
• Greet participants and ensure a positive, welcoming environment for learning;
• Submit accurate client and class paperwork for data entry by program deadline;
• Assist with data entry as needed for specific classes;
• Set-up and take-down of the parent classroom. Assist with general clean-up, storage of furniture, equipment, and materials, as necessary;
• Perform, or assist with, outreach to promote upcoming classes or agency services.
• Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications for infants, children, and adults;
• Complete professional development trainings and attend monthly team meetings, as requested;
• Submit all agency and program paperwork within deadlines;
• Other duties as assigned by the Family Strengthening Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in education, childhood development, social work or related field with at least 2 years relevant, professional experience preferred; experience may be substituted for education as appropriate.
• Fluent language skills in English, both verbal and written modalities required; fluent language skills in Spanish preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with demonstrated organizational skills;
• Knowledge of and experience working with low-income, diverse and underserved populations with an ability to establish rapport with clients
• Able to perform duties in a manner that respects ethnic, cultural and language diversity;
• Demonstrated competence and confidence in working with parents and children of all ages, together as a family; comfortable working with parents possessing various parenting styles;
• Capable of directing large groups of people as they work on projects together;
• Skilled in reacting to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned;
• Proven ability to make appropriate decisions while working independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member;
• Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, along with a familiarity of database applications.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.

 

POSITION TITLE: Bilingual Occupational Therapist (OT)


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Bilingual Occupational Therapist (OT) provides motor evaluation, consultation, and direct service to infants, toddlers and the families being served by the Early Childhood Intervention Program at Any Bay Can.  Services are provided in the child’s natural environment.

General descriptors of program that this position must endorse:
• Trans-Disciplinary team approach
• Focus on the whole child
• Direct intervention model with a strong inclusion of family involvement, including service delivery and planning
• Promotion of inclusion/typical childhood environments.
• Routine-Based Interventions embedded with therapeutic strategies

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Participates as member of an interdisciplinary team.
• Relate appropriately to children 0-3.
• Provides initial evaluation in the areas of sensory dysfunction, oral-motor/feeding, weakness, and developmental delay.
• Determine level of developmental functioning.
• Participates in on going assessment and meetings concerning assigned children.
• Facilitates the planning and development of IFSP for assigned children and their families.
• Completes written reports and progress notes on a timely manner.
• Refer children to medical services when necessary, but not limited to including Neurologist, ENT, Orthopedist and/or other specialists.
• Comfortable collaborating and providing services to families from all ethnic backgrounds and socioeconomic groups.

2. Provides Occupational Therapy.
• Participates in face-to-face meetings with assigned children and their parents for the purpose of promoting the acquisition of motor skills.
• Recommend educational material and activities that will assist parents and staff to implement appropriate Occupational Therapy techniques.
• Incorporate parent involvement in order to encourage follow-through.
• Integration of the fine, sensory motor and oral motor skills in all aspects of the children’s daily routine.
• Provide family with adaptive equipment as needed.
• Consults with other professionals regarding meeting the needs of the children.
• Complete progress note at therapy visit and leave a copy with the parent.


3. Other Responsibilities.
• Provide training for other professionals on Occupational Therapy issues.
• Document all services provided to the children according to the requirements of respective funding sources, including Medicaid and Third Party Insurance

4.    Non-child specific activities
• Serve on at least one committee approved by director.
• Be present for monthly ECI staff meetings and Small Group meetings.
• Be present for monthly ABC staff meeting.
• Participate in ABC activities as requested.
• Be accountable for documentation of time and activities on a weekly basis.
• Submit time sheets, mileage or any other agency forms on time.
• Participate in regular supervision sessions with supervisor/ECI director.
• Typical work week is M-F, 8 to 5.  Must be able to work atypical hours on occasion


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Degree in Occupational Therapy with a Texas State License in Occupational Therapy.
• Experience working with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs and limited resources, along with home visitation experience.
• Fluent language skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written modalities.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and ability to work independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
• Good organizational and communication skills
• Demonstrate ability to plan and conduct activities, maintain accurate records and meet deadlines
• Ability to work flexible hours
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
• Two or more years of experience in pediatric therapy
• Knowledge of health, nutrition and accident prevention
• Crisis intervention skills

 

POSITION TITLE: Information Technology (IT) Coordinator


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The IT Coordinator manages all aspects of agency information technology infrastructure, software, hardware, and security needs. This position is responsible for ensuring the protection of sensitive electronic information, and serves as the key link between the agency management and resources, and any impact on agency operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Directs the investigation and analysis of computer equipment and related software, and supplies management with documentation of advantages and disadvantages.
• Ensure network security through firewalls, anti-virus software, password policies, and other methods, and backup and maintain the agency’s network system.
• Provides guidance to the systems, programming, and operations in the solution of hardware/software related problems, and resolve network connectivity issues.
• Maintain Windows 2003, Exchange 2003 and MS SQL 2000 server operating systems.
• Maintain consistent updates on all servers, computers and laptops.
• Install, update and maintain software on all workstations, and provide technical support and training for agency employees.
• Maintain Panasonic telephone system with PBX software.
• Responsible for all copier and printer network issues and maintenance.
• Maintain electronic inventories of all IT equipment, software, licensing and agreements.
• Act as point of contact between management and vendors/consultants.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology field, plus a minimum of 2 years maintaining and administering Windows Server 2003, required.
• Demonstrated experience with: Computer and peripheral installations; Remote access tools;  Hardware and software installation and support; Network system configuration and maintenance; Mac and PC platforms; Client security principles including host firewall configuration, network security, patching, and antivirus, required.
• Experience managing MS SQL Server 2000 and/or Exchange Server 2003, required; experience managing Cisco hardware, Unix, and/or Linux, a plus.
• Strong knowledge of MS Office and database management.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a collaborative team, as well as communicate with individuals at all levels of the agency.
• Strong desire to provide support to agency staff and an interest in working with a non-profit, social service agency.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and meet deadlines.

 

POSITION TITLE:  Part Time Bilingual Therapist (20hrs/week)  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide bilingual home-based counseling to children and families enrolled in Any Baby Can’s core home-based programs and selected community partners. In addition this position also provides consultation to members of agency interdisciplinary teams regarding mental health issues for families with children. Finally this position requires the knowledge and licensing ability to bill third party insurances. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Clinical Counseling
• Provide counseling for adults, children, adolescents and/or families in the home, the office, and/or other sites as needed in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with the clients and their families.
• Develop a diagnosis for each client and coordinate short-term goals in collaboration with the clients and/or families.
• Coordinate counseling services and provide a minimum of 8 hours of face to face direct counseling per week.
• Create curriculum, facilitate, and lead counseling support groups with a variety of topics as needed.
• Give input/recommendations as requested for referrals and assignment of new counseling clients, as well as providing input/recommendations for the revision of policies/procedures pertaining to counseling services for all of ABC’s programs.
• Provide translation, both verbal and written, for clients and program staff, as needed.
• Participate in program and agency meetings, including regular supervision sessions with the FHP Supervisor.
• Provide Clinical Supervision, if applicable, to master’s level social workers/counselors seeking licensure, as well as, student interns working toward a comparable degree.

Collaboration and Paperwork
• Consult and collaborate with ABC’s social workers, case managers, and educators regarding referred clients and mental health issues related to clients & families. 
• Perform Quality Assurance process for counseling records and service delivery.
• Complete all clerical work in a timely manner including: counseling intake, assessment, treatment plans, billing requirements, and progress notes (input within 48 hours) utilizing agency database. Record outcomes at case closure and provide clients the opportunity to report their personal experience with counseling. Provide copies of clerical work as requested, to FHP Supervisor for review.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Social Work/Counseling or related therapeutic field, LCSW/LPC or related license, and a minimum of 2 years professional experience required.
• Texas License in Social Work Counseling or related license, required.
• Knowledge & licensing to bill third party insurances.
• Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, required.
• Experience in working with low-income and culturally diverse families with multiple needs.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as actively participate as a collaborative team member.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport quickly with client’s and families.
• Proven ability to maintain detailed and accurate program records and meet deadlines.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure and handle crisis situations.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
• Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification or obtain within 3 months.

 

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Interested candidates may apply by sending a resume, cover letter and application to Jobs@anybabycan.org, fax: 512-334-4471 or Mail to: Any Baby Can Attn: Jobs 1121 7th Street Austin, TX 78702. EOE

Internship Opportunities at Any Baby Can

There are currently no internship availabilities with the No Estás Solo Counseling Program. 

Our support groups that are facilitated on site are not currently available for shadowing or observing opportunities. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

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24,500

children in Travis County have mental health issues

12%

of babies born in Travis County are preterm

48%

of single mothers with young children live in poverty

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