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.

*Recruiting Powered by TalentCare

Current Openings

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.
  • Two-week paid training is provided.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Minimum of $18.00 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.


  • 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

Donor Relations Manager

Since 1893, Helping Hand Home for Children has been providing care for our most victimized and vulnerable children. We are looking for a caring individual to join our team! In this job, you will be providing support to the Development Department.

  • Research, identify and coordinate all corporate gifts, third party events and in-kind gifts and giving strategies around each.
  • Provide critical support and coordination for annual Champions for Children Awards Luncheon.
  • Provide direct support and coordination of HHH third party and corporate events including: Amplify Austin, Jersey Mikes, all holiday events and all third party events.
  • Coordinate with corporate groups for HHH speaking opportunities, tours and employee engagement opportunities.
  • Provide year-round stewardship and cultivation to all corporate, third party and in kind donor groups.
  • Coordinate and maintain daily interactions with in-kind donors, which includes on-site questions, telephone calls, email inquiries, all in-person donation drop offs and tours.
  • Serves as lead point of contact to coordinate all holiday giving.
  • Work directly with the Development Director and Director of Major Gifts to arrange and lead tours and meetings with donors and prospective donors.
  • Work directly with Development Director and Director of Major Gifts on solicitation and stewardship of various individual and major donors to HHH.
  • Work with Volunteer & Enrichment Manager to engage donor groups at HHH to provide tours and employee engagement opportunities.
  • In order to achieve departmental goals, assume other duties as assigned.
  • College degree is required.
  • One or more years of development, fundraising or client relations experience is required.
  • Event planning experience preferred.
  • Intermediate skill level with Excel and Word.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse group of people both internally and externally.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.