WORK WITH STARRY

STARRY nurtures children, strengthens families, and restores hope, envisioning
a Texas where every child has a healthy, forever home.

STARRY is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a 20+ year history of transformational programming for
those looking to join a rewarding journey of service. Our policy is to not to keep unsolicited resumes on file.
A criminal history affidavit is required for candidates applying to positions at STARRY.

STARRY is an equal opportunity employer.

STARRY provides a core-values-driven array of benefits, demonstrating that we care for the holistic needs of our staff and their work/life balance. Most of our benefits are available to part-time and full-time staff.

  • Unlimited PTO (part-time and full-time staff)
  • Flexible Schedules (part-time and full-time staff)
  • Bereavement Leave (part-time and full-time staff)
  • Holiday Pay (part-time and full-time staff)
  • 401k with generous employer matching (part-time and full-time staff)
  • Family Bonding Leave for new moms and dads (part-time and full-time staff)
  • Health, Dental, Vision (full-time staff)

VIEW OPEN POSITIONS

View our current open positions below and apply here!

Administrative Assistant | Killeen, TX (FULL-TIME)

The Administrative Assistant ensures that STARRY clients have high-quality services by answering incoming calls for services.  This role will be essential in confirming client eligibility and fit for services by completing Initial Intake appointments and assigning the clients to providers.  This role also ensures adherence to ethical codes and best practices 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. 

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 High School Diploma or GED; Experience working in an administrative office setting is preferred; Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and network effectively; Strong skills in Excel and ability to learn and utilize Electronic Health Records programs; Very strong attention to detail. 

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, Non-Exempt 

Consideration: Read the full job description.  If you would like to be considered for this position, apply HERE. 

Counselor II | McKinney, TX (FULL-TIME)

The Counselor II is responsible for providing counseling services to at-risk children and families in surrounding counties and will serve as a team member of the McKinney 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). Spanish speaking preferred. 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, Exempt

Consideration: Read the full job description. If you would like to be considered for this position, apply HERE.

Family Support Specialist | McKinney, TX (FULL-TIME)

The Family Support Specialist is responsible for providing family support services to at-risk children and families in surrounding counties and will serve as a team member of the McKinney office.

The Family Support Specialist will 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 or 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 bachelor’s degree in social work or related field. One year of experience in related area or working with at-risk youth and families preferred. Spanish speaking preferred.

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, Exempt

Consideration: Read the full job description. If you would like to be considered for this position, apply HERE.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT STARRY

Each semester we have graduate-level counseling unpaid internships available in each of our 9 offices throughout Texas and in our 3 programs.  If you are currently in a master’s program in Professional Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Social Work and would like to have an opportunity to intern at STARRY, please fill out our intern inquiry form.  We see children, teens, and families in individual and family therapy, as well as parenting and youth skills classes.  If you are interested in learning and growing with us while getting high-quality training and supervision, please fill out the inquiry form below.

Master’s Level- Internship Inquiry Form

STARRY also offers a bachelor’s level unpaid internship and typically works with students in Social Work, Psychology, or Child Development, although we are open to other areas of interest.  Bachelor’s level interns may be responsible for calling clients for their feedback and experience in the program, assisting with group preparation and planning, creating a warm and inviting waiting room experience for clients, or many other service related tasks.  If you are interested in this bachelor level opportunity, please fill out the inquiry form below.