Helping Hand Home employs over 90 full-time and part-time staff to work with the 41 children in residence. Positions range from Therapeutic Childcare Specialist and professional clinical staff to administrative and support staff. Helping Hand Home offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

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Current Openings


Foster and Adoption Case Manager

Helping Hand Home for Children is currently hiring a Foster and Adoption Case Manager. A genuine desire to work with children and ability to handle stressful situations are required.

Details of the Position:

  • Develops and maintains treatment and service plans that address identified needs and ensures the comprehensive implementation of the plan. Ensures that plans are updated as necessary with proper notice to all participants.
  • Meets regularly with children placed in care and foster parents to assess level of progress and satisfaction with the program/placement.
  • Ensures assigned families meet agency policies, LOS standards and TDFPS minimum standards.
  • Transports children to visits and appointments as needed.
  • Assist with scheduled chart reviews to ensure compliance with State licensing, and contract standards of regulating/accrediting bodies.
  • Responsible for timely completion of assignments and ability to adapt to changing workloads to include work in evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Intervene in crisis situations as needed (assisting with a combative child, potential suicide attempts, runaway, angry family, etc.).
  • Participate in on-call coverage system.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other human services field
  • One year of child placing experience under direct supervision of a person fully qualified as a Child Placement Management Staff is preferred
  • Experience writing home studies preferred
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and have own vehicle that is safe to transport children
  • Must maintain a working cell phone at all times

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Therapeutic Childcare Specialist

The Therapeutic Childcare Specialist works to provide a stable, safe, and healing environment for the children in our care. HHH uses the TCU Trust-Based Relationship Intervention model as the foundation of our program. A two-week paid training program is provided.
This role might be a good fit for people interested in direct care, child development, trauma-informed care, mental health, attachment theory and practice, social work, relationship-based therapy, treatment planning, or life skills coaching.

Details of Position:

  • Teach and role-model a variety of social, problem solving, academic, recreational, and self-help skills
  • Implement motivational and discipline plans and effective teaching techniques taught in training or outlined in individualized treatment plans for the children
  • Build relationships with the children through mutual respect, positive feedback, and consistency
  • Actively and enthusiastically lead and participate in activities
  • Safely use crisis intervention techniques to manage aggressive behavior
  • Complete required regular forms and reports accurately
  • Contribute to building a home-like, therapeutic environment
  • Set boundaries in a nurturing, supportive way
  • What we look for: patience, empathy, emotional resilience, flexibility, punctuality
  • Part- or full-time hours available. Currently hiring for our next training class.
  • Helpful but not required: Social Services degree and/or experience; experience working with children.
  • A Two-week paid training is provided, STARTING ON JULY 8TH.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Minimum of $15.00 per hour, depending upon experience.
  • Full-time employees receive paid health insurance, subsidized dental and vision, 401(k), tuition assistance and 26 days of PTO annually.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be physically able to use authorized crisis intervention techniques
  • Valid drivers license with clean driving record
  • Must be flexible with hours and able to work weekends, holidays, and occasional overnights as needed

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Staff Accountant

Helping Hand Home is currently hiring a Staff Accountant (Part time or Full time) This position performs financial duties for the Home and the Foundation according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, follows policies and procedures as required by the DFPS contract, and policies and procedures required by the Board of Directors.  Follows and complies with all IRS regulations related to 501c 3 corporations.

Details of the Position:

  • Maintains accounts payable
  • Maintains accounts receivables
  • Processes daily check log and credit card donations
  • Reconciles and balances petty cash boxes (Admin/Volunteer)
  • Reconciles company credit card receipts
  • Mails & files AP checks/invoices
  • Maintains and reports training hours for Direct Care staff to Controller
  • Supports Controller with the annual combined audit
  • Supports Controller with other tasks as needed

Accounts Payable

Maintains vendor data base, contacts vendors as needed, codes all invoices, data entry within Abila software and maintains company credit card charges.  Prior to posting, a weekly AP batch report will be submitted to the Controller for approval.  After invoices are approved and processed, checks will be mailed and filed.

Accounts Receivable 

Reviews monthly State and Medicaid revenue reports prepared by Client Records Manager for completeness and accuracy.  Posts and maintains monthly individual payments received from DFPS provider statements, DSHS and other private placement agencies via Excel revenue reports.

Check Logs and Credit Card Deposits

Imports daily deposits received from development department into Abila accounting database.

Petty Cash  

Monthly, reconciles petty cash boxes with petty cash managers.  Reviews all reimbursement forms for receipts including description of expenditure and recipients name. 

Requirements:

  • College Degree – preferably in accounting/finance
  • 1+ years of experience within a non-profit organization
  • Knowledge of excel, word and accounting software

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