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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 Counselor II is responsible for providing counseling services to at-risk children and families in the Killeen area and will serve as a team member of the Killeen office.

Work with families in the community meeting FAYS or Universal Prevention eligibility: (1) 0-17 years of age; (2) Runaway youth (either currently or threatening); (3) Truant youth; (4) Abused children (experiencing abuse, insufficient for CPS case; (5) At-risk youth for other behavioral problems; (6) Youth involved in deferred prosecution with juvenile probation; (7) Youth placed in residential care for family conflict to reunify family.

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 Master’s degree in counseling or related field and related licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT); or a licensed intern pursuing fully licensed status (LPC Associate, LMSW, LMFT Associate). One year of experience in related area or working with at-risk youth and families. If hired, intern applicants must procure their own board-approved supervisor outside of the agency. 

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

Status: Full-Time

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.

Principle Job Function: Work with families in the community meeting FAYS or Universal Prevention eligibility: (1) 0-17 years of age; (2) Runaway youth (either currently or threatening); (3) Truant youth; (4) Abused children (experiencing abuse, insufficient for CPS case); (5) At-risk youth for other behavioral problems; (6) Youth involved in deferred prosecution with juvenile probation; (7) Youth placed in residential care for family conflict to reunify family.

Additional United Way responsibilities:
  • Fulfill United Way grant expectations, including outreach, services, data collection, and reporting
  • Meet with United Way for meetings and partnerships
  • Serve populations that have been historically underserved in McLennan County, including Hispanic and African American residents, as well as people who are living below the poverty line
  • Conduct services in areas that provide the most accessibility for community members in order to remove barriers to accessing mental health services
  • Report on services and collaborations to the Program Leaders, Team Supervisor, and United Way funders
  • Work to increase equity and inclusion in the Waco office by creating and maintaining community relationships and referral sources
  • Assist the program in increasing access for diverse populations by educating, empowering, and equipping staff to meet the needs of the community


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 Master’s degree in counseling or related field and related licensure (LPC, LCSW, LMFT); or a licensed associate pursuing fully licensed status (LPC Associate, LMSW, LMFT Associate). Fully licensed preferred. One year of experience in related area. Very strong attention to detail. Good problem-solving and decision-making skills.

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

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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