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STARRY is committed to employing best practice standards, based on Christian values, to meet the administrative, financial, organizational, and ministerial needs of our family of ministries. An excellent compensation and benefits package is provided.

STARRY is a separate nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and hiring decisions are made individually by our ministry based on our own needs. It is the policy of Children At Heart Ministries and affiliates not to keep unsolicited resumes on file. A criminal history affidavit is required for candidates applying to positions at STARRY.


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Principle Job Function: The Client Services Specialist ensures that STARRY clients have high quality services for crisis intervention. This role is essential in meeting FAYS contract expectations for on-call and emergency shelter services. This role will be essential in evaluating client eligibility through initial phone calls and gathering pertinent information required for services provided by STARRY, within contract(s) expectations. This role also ensures adherence to ethical codes and best practice in the field. This role reports to and interacts with STARRY staff, Team Supervisors and Directors. Additionally, this position must understand and support the greater mission of STARRY and Children at Heart Ministries. 

Duties include: Crisis hotline coverage Monday 9am-Friday 5pm weekly (24 hours/day); Answer incoming calls for STARRY services daily; Complete intake calls for assigned Call Team region; Accurately record all incoming calls in the STARRY internal database (EHR); Provide de-escalation, support, and referral resources as needed; Provide in-person crisis services and placements as needed; Greet and clearly communicate STARRY services to clients in person or on the phone; Use excellent customer service skills to represent STARRY and meet the needs of clients.

We believe that to best serve the community, cultural diversity must be centered in the work we do. Our goal is to have a staff that most adequately represents the diverse languages and ethnicities of the populations that we serve. Hence, we strongly encourage people of color and bi-lingual professionals to apply.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in psychology, social work or other human services field; Experience in crisis intervention; Very strong attention to detail; Excel at operating in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment; Excellent problem-solving skills, flexibility, and “out-of-the-box” thinking. 

Additional Requirements: Reliable transportation. Computer usage, Strong Organizational Skills. Approved criminal background report. Able to satisfy all applicable requirements and DFPS standard requirements.

Status: Full Time with benefits.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered for this position, please email an application, resume, and brief letter of interest to STARRY Applications. The job posting will remain open until filled.

For the full job description, please click here.

Principle Job Function: The Fatherhood Support Specialist (FULL-TIME) works with families in the community meeting Fatherhood EFFECT eligibility for 10 hours a week: (1) father or a male caregiver with a youth between the ages of 0-17, (2) living in McLennan or Bell counties, (3) having at least one priority characteristic, (4) may include system-involved fathers, with preference given to fathers in the re-entry process, (5) focused on those who have not been recently involved with CPS, but clients with a previous history of CPS services are eligible to be served.

We believe that to best serve the community, cultural diversity must be centered in the work we do. Our goal is to have a staff that most adequately represents the diverse languages and ethnicities of the populations that we serve. Hence, we strongly encourage people of color and bi-lingual professionals to apply.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and one year of experience working with at-risk youth and families. 

Additional requirements: Reliable transportation; Approved criminal background report; Ability to qualify on agency vehicle insurance; Able to satisfy all applicable DFPS standard requirements, good problem solving and decision-making skills. Spanish speaking preferred. 

Status: Full Time with benefits.

Consideration: If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please email an application, resume’ and letter of interest to starry.applications@starry.org. Position will remain open until filled.

For the full job description, please click here.

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