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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 TITLE: Family Health Programs Supervisor

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Family Health Programs Supervisor is a supervisory position. This position is responsible for the daily operations and management of the Family Health programs including, No Estas Solo (NES) Counseling Program, Comprehensive Advocacy for Resources and Empowerment (CARE), Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Program (CDL) and Children’s Hearing Aid Texas (CHAT) programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Staff Supervision and Program Operations
• Select, train, supervise, and evaluate performance of program staff.
• Direct day-to-day program operations, including program services and direct care program staff, referrals, caseload assignment, waitlist and general troubleshooting.
• Conduct weekly team meetings and assign new cases to staff in each program.
• Monitor program staff in order to maintain compliance with agency and program requirements including adequate training and up-to-date licensure when necessary.
• Monitor and evaluate all program activities and implement quality assurance procedures.
• Oversee quality assurance chart reviews and activities including regular home visit observations.
• Evaluate each program’s performance, using quantitative and qualitative data including staff caseloads, staff productivity, progress toward deliverables, program challenges, etc., on a regular basis and report to the Director of Family Health Programs;
• Communicate to Director of Family Health any necessary staff and/or financial resources needed to meet program demands.
Program Planning
• Regularly review and update the Any Baby Can program logic models.
• Support the Director of Family Health Programs in the establishment and revision of program procedures, manuals, forms, educational materials and other program resources, as needed
Additional Duties
• Establish and maintain collaborative internal relationships to support Family Health services.
• Maintain relationship with the State and National organizations as appropriate to ensure ABC compliance with all aspects of program model and professional requirements.
• Regularly review, through report pulling and spot checking, data input and appropriate use of the Any Baby Can database.
• Review drafts of grant proposals and other published documents, as requested and
• Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in social work or counseling , plus a minimum of 4 years professional work experience required.
• License in Texas (LCSW,LMSW or LPC) required.
• Managerial/supervisory experience including budgetary responsibilities and ability to provide clinical supervision for staff preferred.
• Language skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written modalities, required.
• Experience in working with low-income families and persons of diverse cultures.
• Ability to be flexible, able to work well under pressure, and handle crisis situations.
• Strong proficiency with computers, including MS Office suite and internal database, plus a strong ability to complete paperwork and meet program and agency deadlines.
• Must have good driving record, valid Texas Drivers License and current auto insurance.

 

POSITION TITLE:  Part Time Bilingual Therapist
   

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

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: 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.

Note: This position has an application deadline of April 6, 2014

 

POSITION TITLE:                    Part-Time Family Education Children’s Teacher


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:       The Family Education Children’s Teacher provides care for children, ages 6 weeks to 11 years, of parents attending Any Baby Can’s literacy or parenting education classes. This position is responsible for the direct supervision of children at all times; assuring their safety, comfort, and opportunities to engage in age-appropriate activities. This position may also provide minimal administrative support, as needed.

**** This position requires availability Monday, Tuesday & Thursday evenings and Saturdays 2:30 – 5:30. ****

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Greet parents and children, ensure attendance records are completed upon arrival, and help the children adapt to the childcare setting. 
• Develop preschool center activities and facilitate school age children’s groups using an evidence based curriculum.
• Engage children in age appropriate, stimulating activities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem-solving.
• Facilitate successful interaction between children such as taking turns and sharing.
• Guide children in making appropriate book selections and model effective reading and listening techniques.
• Use positive methods of discipline and guidance with children at all times.
• Contact parents, as needed, to tend to their child’s hygienic needs including diaper changes and other restroom necessities.
• Assist with set-up and take-down of the rooms for parent education classes and childcare, including arrangement of tables/chairs, coordination of materials for age-appropriate activities and snack preparation.
• Responsible for childcare area clean-up, take-down, and storage of furniture, equipment, and materials, as well as sanitizing toys.
• Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications for infants, children, and adults.
• Complete professional development courses/trainings and attend monthly team meetings, as requested.
• Submit all agency and program paperwork within deadlines.
• Other duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School graduation or equivalent required, some college hours preferred; plus a minimum of 2 years experience working with children preferably in a childcare setting.
• Fluent language skills in English, both verbal and written modalities; bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
• Must be flexible, patient, and creative dealing with young children and demonstrated behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
• Knowledge of and experience working with low-income, diverse and underserved populations and ability to establish rapport quickly with clients.
• Carry out duties in a manner that respects ethnic, cultural and language diversity.
• Able to work both independently and as a member of a collaborative team, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines.
• Skilled in reacting to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
• 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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