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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

 

AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY WITH A LEADING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION: 

Founded more than 30 years ago, Any Baby Can is a dynamic non-profit organization that leads the way in services to young children and their families.  With a $6.5 million budget and nearly 100 employees, we provide education, therapy, and family support services to more than 6,000 families and their children in Austin and the surrounding area.  Any Baby Can seeks a new Executive Director who will maintain the agency’s reputation for excellence in services while strengthening its capacity, growing its services strategically, and enhancing its profile in Central Texas and beyond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ANY BABY CAN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:

• Deliver, in partnership with the Board of Directors, recognizable milestones set forth in the agency’s long-term strategic plan.
• Communicate as the voice of Any Baby Can to the community at large, and specifically the medical, social service, and educational communities.
• Drive annual fund raising and development plans that increase financial support across a wide spectrum of funding sources, both public and private.
• Provide top-level direction and support to a highly capable professional leadership team that is energized and focused on the needs of the agency’s clients.
• Maintain a culture of fiscal responsibility within the agency by creating financial strategy, embodied within a sound annual budget, that maximizes return on the funders’ investment in the agency.
• Ensure that sound policies, procedures, and risk management plans are in place to keep the agency and its clients out of harm’s way.
• Identify and take a lead role in the community on legislative issues and medical advances that affect clients.
• Evaluate area programs constantly in order to identify service gaps in the community, and advocate publicly for the initiation of community programs to improve services or increase resources that address these gaps.
• This list is not intended to be an all-exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties required and may include other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• A demonstrated strategic leader who can both oversee daily operations and promote a compelling vision of the future.
• At least 7 years of experience leading a complex organization preferably in the nonprofit sector or relevant experience as determined by the Board of Directors.
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
 

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.

 

POSITION TITLE:  Bilingual Licensed Therapist


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide bilingual home-based counseling to children and families enrolled in Any Baby Can’s core home-based programs and select community partners. 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 15 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 NES Program Manager.
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 NES Program Manager for review
• Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling, with most supervision hours complete, and a minimum of 2 years professional experience required; LCSW or LPC preferred.
• Texas License in Social Work and/or Counseling, required.
• 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.

 

POSITION TITLE:  Licensed Social Worker- Candlelighters program (2 positions available)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
:  The Candlelighters Licensed Social Worker provides counseling, case coordination, and support services to families of children diagnosed with cancer. Support services include referrals, development of individual service plans, and crisis intervention with the goal of identifying service needs and implementing plans to meet those needs. This position requires periodic availability outside the normal working hours to attend and facilitate program-related events and fundraisers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Clinical Counseling
• Provide counseling for individuals, families, and groups in the home, office, and/or other sites, as needed.
• Assess and develop a diagnosis for each client, and develop a treatment plan according to assessment and diagnosis.
• Complete counseling intake, assessment, diagnosis, counseling goals, and treatment plans, and maintain progress notes documenting attainment of goals.
• Participate in individual and/or group clinical supervision, along with the agency’s clinical supervision group, and facilitate therapy groups as requested.
Case Coordination
• Provide case management in the home, office, and other sites as needed, in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with clients and families on caseload.
• Complete Family Needs Assessment form and develop Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), in collaboration with the families.
Collaboration and Paperwork
• Provide leadership to and participate in program sponsored events, such as Camp Grey Dove and Luminaria, along with various other program fundraisers.
• Present intakes of new clients and other cases at team meetings for the purpose of further assessing the needs of each family and developing strategies.
• Facilitate referrals with community resources through advocacy and coordination, and collaborate with other agencies to enhance service provision and referrals.
• Complete computer-based information, including referral and intake data forms, and submit all paperwork within program and agency timelines.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Masters degree in Social Work, plus 2 years experience in the field of social work or counseling, required. Pediatric oncology experience strongly preferred.
• License (Texas) in Social Work, required.
• Experience working with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs and limited resources, along with home visitation experience, strongly preferred.
• Fluent language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, strongly preferred.
• Familiarity working with children and families in medical settings, and ability to handle crisis situations.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and ability to work independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
• Proficiency with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, along with a familiarity of database applications.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas Drivers License and current auto insurance.

 

POSITION TITLE:  Bilingual Case Manager (CARE)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The CARE Case Manager provides case coordination, support services, and counseling to families of children with special healthcare needs. Support services include referrals, development of individual service plans, and crisis intervention with the goal of identifying service needs and implementing plans to meet those needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Case Coordination
• Provide case management in the home, office, and other sites as needed in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with clients and their families on caseload.
• Complete a Family Needs Assessment and develop an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), in collaboration with the family.
Collaboration and Paperwork
• Complete intakes of new clients and along with other cases, present at team meetings for the purpose of further assessing the needs of each family and developing strategies.
• Facilitate referrals with community resources through advocacy and coordination, and collaborate with other agencies to enhance service provision and referrals.
• Complete computer-based information, including referral and intake data forms, and submit all paperwork within program and agency timelines.
• Other duties as assigned.
Clinical Counseling (Masters Level only)
• Provide counseling for individuals, families, and groups in the home, office, and/or other sites, as needed.
• Assess and develop a diagnosis for each client, and develop a treatment plan according to assessment and diagnosis.
• Complete counseling intake, assessment, diagnosis, counseling goals, and treatment plans, and maintain progress notes documenting attainment of goals.
• Participate in individual and/or group clinical supervision, along with the agency’s clinical supervision group, and facilitate therapy groups as requested.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Professional Counseling, plus 2 years experience in the field of social work serving children with special health care needs, required. Master’s degree and or license strongly preferred.
• Fluent language skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written modalities, required.
• Experience working with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs and limited resources, along with home visitation experience, strongly preferred.
• Familiarity working with children and families in medical settings, and ability to handle crisis situations.
• Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and ability to work independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
• 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.

 

POSITION TITLE: Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) provides evaluation, consultation, and direct service, in the areas of speech and language, to infants and toddlers, along with their families. This position participates as a member of a trans-disciplinary team in providing comprehensive services to clients in their natural environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Speech and Language Therapy
• Provide initial evaluation of clients’ speech and language, including oral-motor and feeding, as needed and determine level of functioning.
• Complete assessment and develop a Family Service Plans for clients, in collaboration with the client’s family.
• Participate in meetings with clients and families to promote the acquisition of speech and language skills.
• Incorporate family’s involvement in order to integrate speech and language skills in all aspects of the clients’ routines.
• Recommend educational material and activities to assist parents in implementing appropriate speech and language therapy techniques.
• Maintain up-to-date with current research and statistics in the field of speech and language therapy.
Collaboration and Paperwork
• Collaborate with other professionals and community resources to enhance provision of speech and language services.
• Provide clients and their families with adaptive equipment and refer clients to other medical services such as audiologists, ENT physicians, neurologists, as necessary.
• Train and partner with the ECI team in order to provide suggestions for developing speech and language therapy for other clients.
• Document all services provided to clients, according to program requirements, including Medicaid and third party insurance.
• Complete written reports and progress notes within program guidelines.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology, plus a minimum of 2 years professional experience, required.
• License (Texas) in Speech Pathology and a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SP) from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), required
• Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, preferred.
• Expertise and knowledge of the physical and psychological development of children.
• Demonstrated experience working with families of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated organizational skills, and ability to establish rapport with clients.
• Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, along with a familiarity of database applications.
• Proven ability to make appropriate decisions while working independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.

 


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 is 1 internship availabilities with the No Estás Solo Counseling Program for Springand Fall of 2014. Bilingual (English/Spanish) interns with year-long or extended placement availability and some expereince with home-visitation are preferred. We accept applications from students who are seeking their masters in social work or professional counseling. This is an unpaid internship that involves travel. For information or to apply please email Holly Gursslin at hollyg@anybabycan.org.

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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