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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.


Clinical Family Support Specialist (full-time)
Vogel Alcove, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and early childhood education of homeless children, has an opening for a full-time, Clinical Family Support Specialist in its NAEYC-accredited child care facility. This position is responsible for providing case management, parent education, consultation, information/referral and supportive services for the children and families served by Vogel Alcove.

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. Staff 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 Vogel Alcove policies.

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

Other necessary skills:
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 adept at follow-through
Proven ability to work in a culturally competent way with diverse populations.
Ability to work autonomously and maintain accountability.
Ability to 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.


Associate Director of Development
Vogel Alcove, a 30-year-old, non-profit organization 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 an Associate Director of Development. The Associate Director of Development’s major role is to invigorate, manage and grow our annual giving program. Under the direction of the Chief Development Director, the Associate Director of Development will oversee the management of a multi-channel, relationship-oriented annual giving program focused on cultivating, soliciting, retaining and acknowledging current and new individual and corporate donors.

Supervisory Authority:  Development Associate

Primary Responsibilities:
Manage, supervise and direct the work of the Development Associate.
Create and implement an annual giving plan for cultivation and solicitation of individual & corporate donors and prospects.
Implement strategies to upgrade existing donors.
Plan, schedule and conduct meetings and presentations for prospective donors.
Create and execute segmented fundraising campaigns across multiple platforms (e.g. direct mail, face-to-face, lead letters & phone calls, social media).
Collaborate with the Director of Marketing on the creation of annual giving materials.
Support the Chief Development Director in developing research and strategies for the major gifts program and coordinate the cultivation and solicitation of assigned major gifts portfolio.
Manage corporate sponsorship outreach, solicitation and retention, as assigned.
Manage the We Did It Card program to include solicitation and relationship management.
Develop donor proposals; oversee research by the Development Associate; oversee preparation of reports.
Oversee the Patron of the Hearts stewardship program for individual donors.
Act as liaison to Flight – the Young Professionals Group – and assist them in attaining their fundraising goals.
Partner with the Development team on the creation and execution of special events.
Prepare and analyze regular progress reports and provide reports to management as requested.
Manage all donor records in Salesforce.
Other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Director or the President/CEO.

Experience/Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is highly desirable.
3-5 years direct fundraising experience, preferably in human services organizations.
Experience supervising people.
Strong administrative background; well-organized.
Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of “best practices” in development.
Must be innovative, self-motivated and creative, with excellent interpersonal, oral & written communication skills.
Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects simultaneously with a strong attention to detail.
A strategic thinker with aptitude for analyzing data and solving problems, both individually and as a team.
High energy, positive attitude, able to work collaboratively with all levels of individuals.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office required; Salesforce proficiency is preferred.
Must be able to interact with skill and professional ease with donors & board members in business/social settings.
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including weekends and evenings.

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, Volunteer Coordinator
Employee since 2014

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