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.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The BSS Plus Case Manager will utilize a range of case management and financial assistance resources to provide comprehensive case management services spanning from one time rent/mortgage and utility assistance, homelessness prevention strategies to rapid re-housing homelessness assistance strategies and up to 12 months of varying intensities of service.
• Provide comprehensive case management services to individuals and families in three main areas: income, housing and self-sufficiency.
• Screen potential participants, assess and document needs.
• Ensure BSS Plus program eligibility is met and proper documentation is collected.
• Maintain a caseload
• Regularly assess clients’ needs and provide appropriate case management to address those needs linking clients to internal and external resources.
• Conduct the Housing Stability Assessment at time of entry, exit and 6 month follow up.
• Collaborate with Housing Locators to facilitate housing location for clients.
• Collaborate with colleagues to determine best integration of activities and resources within the agency and community.
• Attend program collaboration meetings and training sessions as appropriate
• Manage case data by through the Homeless Management Information System.
• Maintain accurate and timely records and reports.
• Maintain client hard files to include; eligibility/enrollment paperwork, case notes, individual service plan, financial assistance, assessments and other file check list requirements.
• Engage in appropriate teamwork functions in order to provide a professional work environment and effective service delivery.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field referred or equivalent case management experience may be considered in lieu of education
• Bilingual skills, in English and Spanish a plus
• Understanding of social service programs/community resources
• Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel and database systems
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal
• Exercise good judgment and communication with all levels of an organization
• Work well independently, and as part of a team
• Possess valid Texas driver’s license and maintain good driving record
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Grants Manager provides significant leadership to the development, management, and implementation of the agency’s grants program. This position will manage a comprehensive grants program to include research and identification of grant funding sources, development and submission of quality grant proposals, negotiation of grant deliverables and contracts, and relationship management with funding sources. The role is highly collaborative with Programs, Finance and Development.This position provides outstanding customer service to prospects, donors and agency staff.
Research and Planning
• Identify opportunities for new and renewal grant funding by conducting research of public and private grant funding sources through monitoring of local, state and federal announcements, utilizing grant research tools and libraries, and keeping abreast of other opportunities.
• Review literature dealing with funds available through grants from governmental agencies and private foundations to determine feasibility of proposal submission.
• Analyze program requirements and sources of funds available. Make recommendations regarding potential grant submissions.
• Develop and maintain a prospect ranking and tracking system, along with an annual grants calendar which includes the funding sources’ names and contact information, proposed amount of request and use of funds, deadlines, and special requirements.
• Track progress toward grant fundraising goals by program and overall agency funding needs.
• Keep abreast of data, research, statistics, and information about issues, trends, and community needs relating to ABC services and target populations.
Proposal Development and Submission
• Collaborate with Executive Team & Directors to determine priorities for program funding, focus of program services, and to ascertain an overall understanding of fund implementation strategy.
• Work with prospective and current funders, foundations, and corporate representatives to answer questions related to proposal development, requirements, and timelines.
• Coordinate with the staff affected by proposals, to develop program goals and objectives, outline how funds are to be used, and explain procedures necessary to obtain funding.
• Responsible for coordinating with Chief Financial Officer and program staff in preparing budgets and budget narratives to justify budgetary expenditures.
• Write grant applications, according to format required by grantors, and upon completion, partner with appropriate staff for required review and signature.
• Coordinate, manage and edit any proposals written by contractors or other ABC staff.
• Package and submit applications, in accordance with grantor requirements and deadlines, and monitor and track status of proposals.
• Respond to any requests for information regarding the proposal, coordinate responses, and insure all information is provided to grant funding source according to deadlines.
• Serve as liaison between external grant funding sources and ABC staff by attending meetings, responding to information requests, and resolving issues.
Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation
• Negotiate and submit revisions of grant document and work plans, as necessary.
• Assure compliance with conditions of grant and grant deliverables by monitoring and analyzing agreements and contracts and coordinating with program and finance staff to resolve potential and existing issues.
• Responsible for coordinating with program and finance staff to report and communicate with grant funders.
• Maintain master files on grants and monitor paperwork connected with grant-funded programs.
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Work, Communications or other related field, plus four plus years of relevant work experience. .
• Demonstrated propensity to be self directed and show strong initiative.
• Demonstrated knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to government grants, contract development and administration, along with grant research resources and techniques.
• Exceptional ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both verbal and written, and represent the interests of ABC to funding sources.
• Strong computer proficiency with all MS Office suite products, especially MS Word and Excel, along with a familiarity of fundraising and database applications.
• Well-organized and detail-oriented with excellent documentation and follow up habits.
• Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure of deadlines, along with capacity and flexibility to work simultaneously on a number of projects.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, producing high-quality work in a timely manner.
• Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage projects effectively while collaborating successfully.
• Strong work ethic and passion for improving the lives of children and families.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for the development and administration of a comprehensive volunteer program to support the services, activities and events of Any Baby Can. The Volunteer and Event Coordinator plays an important role in ensuring volunteer satisfaction and providing support to agency staff, interns, and volunteers.
• Develops and implements programs for the recruitment, training, orientation, placement and retention of volunteers. Conducts outreach and increases awareness
• Utilizes creative recruitment approaches to assure that volunteer coverage is adequate to meet the needs of clients and staff, and which meet the requirements of state and federal regulations.
• Plan and coordinate major client events in collaboration with Any Baby Can Program teams, including Camp Grey Dove. Also, assists in creating and monitoring event budgets.
• Collaborate with Development and Communication teams to meet volunteer needs for special fundraising and third-party events, committees and the Young Professionals Group
• Serve as the liaison between the Young Professionals Group and Any Baby Can, including facilitating meetings, recruiting members and coordination volunteer opportunities
• Collaborate with Development and Communication teams to plan and implement volunteer appreciation activities and volunteer events.
• Develops and maintains volunteer/intern program policies and procedures
• Maintain volunteer data/records and track/report volunteer hours and calendar of events/opportunities.
• Educational background and experience that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills and abilities to carry out the responsibilities of the position. Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Volunteer coordination experience and experience working with persons from various cultural backgrounds preferred.
• Exceptional communication skills and commitment to high quality customer service, with the proven ability to work with diverse populations.
• Attention to detail and strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Commitment to team - oriented philosophy, as well as ability to work independently.
• Skills in computer programs including MS Office products, fundraising software, and database applications.
• Flexibility; willingness to adjust schedule as needed to meet demand of job; requires occasional work outside of normal business hours.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Early Intervention Specialist/Case Manager assists clients and their families gain access to developmental, medical, social, educational, and other services. This position is responsible for ongoing assessments and works with families on their understanding of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The EIS/CM is a resource to families for decision-making and meeting family needs, and serves as the point of contact between family and service providers. This position works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
• Develop ongoing assessment plans allowing for modification of instruction based on the child’s responses to intervention activities and any experiences/approaches particularly motivating and enjoyable.
• Participate in ongoing assessment and use assessment data to individualize instructional activities responsive to the needs of the child.
• Coordinate discipline evaluations such as nutrition, speech, occupational, physical, and behavior, as necessary.
• Assist with the administration of the Battelle Developmental Inventory and complete an annual comprehensive assessment to determine continuing eligibility.
Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
• Facilitate the planning and development of periodic IFSP reviews and annuals, and monitor provision of services to ensure timely delivery of services.
• Participate in activities with parents for the purpose of promoting the acquisition of skills in a variety of developmental areas.
• Promote and incorporate parent’s involvement in order to encourage follow-through and integration of the developmental skills on all aspects of the child’s daily routine.
• Coordinate services between ABC and other community partners/resources to ensure the needs of all family members are being met and services are not duplicated.
• Provide family-centered services by recognizing and building on family strengths, focusing on their contributions to the services received, and supplying them with information.
• Assist families in understanding and exercising their legal rights and serve as the single point of contact for the family.
• Gather information from other members of the child’s interdisciplinary team, agency and local community resources, and the larger community.
• Provide an overview of transition concepts and activities to parents when children turn two and explain the LEA notification process.
• Discuss preparation for a change in service delivery, including steps to help the child adjust to, and function in, a new setting, and phases when exiting from the ECI program.
• Identify transition services and other activities the IFSP team determines necessary to support the transition of the child and coordinate Transition Conference.
Collaboration and Paperwork
• Participate in self, team, and program evaluation activities, including regular supervision sessions and periodically review cases with supervisor or program officer.
• Complete written reports and all necessary paperwork on a daily basis and submit paperwork within 48 hrs of completion.
• Maintain complete and up-to-date case files for all children in the caseload.
• Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Communication Disorders, Elementary Education, Special Education or related Human Behavior Sciences field required. Master’s in the above degrees is generally preferred.
• Must meet requirements for the Qualified Early Intervention Specialist Credential in accordance with established DARS guidelines within one year of hire.
• Knowledge and skills related to achieving successful outcomes for children and families challenged by developmental risk and/or disabilities.
• Three years of prior experience in the field of child development, strongly preferred.
• Fluent language skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written modalities, preferred, not required.
• Experience working with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs and limited resources, along with home visitation experience, strongly preferred.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and ability to work independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
• Familiarity working with children and families in medical settings, and ability to handle crisis situations.
• Demonstrated communication and organizational skills, along with the ability to plan and conduct activities, maintain accurate records, and meet deadlines.
• Proficiency with MS Office, 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.
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.
• 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.
• 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.
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 6207 Sheridan Avenue, Austin, Texas 78723. EOE
Any Baby Can does not host counseling internships.
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.