Vogel Alcove

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EMPLOYMENT WITH VOGEL ALCOVE

Vogel Alcove is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We accept resumes for posted, open positions. We do not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes are kept on file for six months. Vogel Alcove is an at-will employer. Our open positions are listed below. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, a generous benefits plan and a great working environment. Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with salary history to hr@vogelalcove.org. No phone calls, please.


Director of Family Support

Vogel Alcove, an NAEYC accredited, 30-year-old nonprofit organization in Dallas, who mission is to help young children overcome the lasting and traumatic effects of homelessness.  Which also provides early childhood education and family support to children in homeless families and domestic abuse shelters, has an immediate need for a Director of Family Support.

The Director of Family Support directs and manages daily operations of the Family Support department; provides supervision to family support staff; provides strategic leadership in program planning and evaluation; provides clinical support to staff; and provides supervision of all consultants and vendors supporting the Family Support program.  This position assures the department functions as an ethical and professional team that works effectively with all departments within the organization.  This position is a member of the senior management team and actively participates as a contributing member of this team to insure the effectiveness of the organization to carry out the mission of Vogel Alcove.

Qualifications for this full-time position are a Master’s degree in Social Work, LMSW, LCSW and clinical experience documented. A minimum of five years of program management experience and staff supervision and a minimum of three years working in programs serving children and families.  Experience with homeless clients, preferred. Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills, professionalism, customer service, and team work.  Strong organizational and computer skills.  Ability to strategically plan, implement, and lead creative and innovative programming serving homeless children and families.

Vogel Alcove offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, generous benefits plan and a great working environment.  Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter with salary history to hr@vogelalcove.org. No phone calls, please.

 


Clinical Family Support Specialist

Vogel Alcove, a 30 year old non-profit in Dallas, whose mission is dedicated to the care and early childhood education of young children from homeless and domestic abuse shelters has an opening for a Full-time, Clinical Case Manager in their NAEYC Accredited child care facility. This position is responsible for providing case management, parent education, consultation, information/referral and supportive services for children and families.  The Clinical Family Support Specialist position functions as a member of the Family Support team and works in collaboration with childcare and other agency programs benefiting homeless children and families receiving services at Vogel Alcove.  Professionals are expected to perform their duties with the highest degree of professionalism and in compliance with both the Social Work Code of Ethics and with all policies of the Vogel Alcove.

Minimum requirements are Master’s Degree in Social work, with licensure or license-eligibility at the LMSW level.  Two years supervised work experience in direct services in the areas of mental health, maternal/child health, child welfare, or other related health and human services fields is preferred, as is familiarity with the dynamics of childhood trauma and resultant behavioral disturbance and social/emotional development of early childhood.  Other necessary skills include:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to empathize, understand and engage target population.
  • Strong computer and organizational skills.
  • Reliable, punctual, resourceful, self-initiated and ability to follow through on task.
  • Proven ability to work in a culturally competent way with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work autonomously and maintain accountability.
  • Utilize supervision and management appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex workload.

Vogel Alcove offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, a generous benefits plan for regular full-time and regular part-time employees and a great working environment. Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter with salary history to hr@vogelalcove.org.


Teacher Assistant – Full-Time

This is a regular, full-time position that serves as an Assistant working collaboratively with classroom teachers. The Assistant implements age-appropriate activities in coordination with the Lead Teacher according to the curriculum selected by Vogel Alcove, NAEYC Standards and Texas Minimum Standards. Assistants can work independently in a Lead Teacher’s absence but typically will work other classroom teachers. All activities support the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children assigned to a specific constant care group, which maintains an anti-bias, non-sexist, non-racist environment.

This position is a perfect fit for college students or parents needing flexible Monday-Friday hours while their children are in school. The minimum requirements for the position are a CDA or 12 credit hours in Early Childhood Education courses, Associate’s Degree preferred. At least three years’ experience working with and caring for young children would be a plus. Salary: $12 per hour.


Preschool Teacher – Full Time

This is a regular, full-time position that plans and implements appropriate activities that support the social, emotional, cognitive, language and physical development of the children in our care. The ideal candidate must be flexible and able to communicate well with parents, volunteers and staff. This position must work well with other teachers to support the team approach to classroom staffing. The candidate also must understand that the families we serve are living in traumatic circumstances.

The minimum requirements for this position are: a BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Texas Teaching Certification preferred; at least two years’ work experience in direct service to young children (infants, toddlers and pre-school); and working knowledge of best practices for the management of challenging behaviors in young children. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

TESTIMONIALS
I love working for Vogel Alcove because of the mission and vision. I also love working here as it is great to see many of my colleagues working hard to provide our families with support to make their road to self-sufficiency smoother.”
Gina Torres, Social Emotional
Learning Specialist
Employee since 2014
I love working at Vogel to be an advocate for the children. I love building trusting relationships with the children and families while getting to learn about the individual needs of each child. Every child has a story and my job is to make them feel safe and loved while in my care. ”
– Jamie Lenenberg, Therapeutic Early Childhood Educator
Employee since 2014
This is one of the few organizations whose mission is to truly prepare its clients for the rest of their lives. By improving EVERY known aspect of a person’s life, starting with education, Vogel Alcove is definitely in the forefront for improving the quality of lives for the children and families that have been affected by homelessness.”
Brian Millage, Associate Director of Volunteer and Community Outreach
Employee since 2014

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