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.


Early Childhood Behavior Specialist


The Early Childhood Behavior Specialist will be a part of the Child Care Center team, serving the homeless children (ages 6 weeks – 5 years) and their families in our early childhood program. The Behavior Specialist will provide support to teaching staff, families and children by assessing individual needs, completing follow-ups and ensuring utilization of on-site and local mental health programs.


  • Comply with standards and regulations of NAEYC Accreditation, Head Start/Early Head Start, and TX Child Care Licensing.
  • Offer support to teaching staff for behavior management, to include de-escalation and crisis management training, behavior intervention, modeling appropriate behavior strategies and conducting student observations.
  • Assist students in identifying inappropriate behaviors and develop better behavior alternatives.
  • Complete individual mental health observations, write report and communicate with teachers, managers, social work team on plans to implement including: classroom strategies and supports needed, behavioral plans, and follow-up.
  • Meet with teachers and families to develop intervention plans for behavior, share resources to support family with managing behaviors.
  • Plan, conduct and provide staff training regarding early childhood mental health and behavior strategies.
  • Actively communicate with teaching staff regarding progress and regressions.
  • Review, monitor and complete classroom observations.
  • Monitor and follow-up on child plans and implementation. Maintain records of student’s progress, services provided and behavioral data.  Produce reports as requested.
  • Collaborate with on-site Mental Health clinic therapists and outside agencies and families.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Social Work, or a related field.
  • Master’s in Social Work, preferred.
  • Specialty certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis, preferred
  • 3-years experience in an early childhood classroom or setting.
  • Experience working with children with special needs.
  • Experience working with children in trauma and knowledge of trauma informed care.
  • Knowledge of early childhood classroom rating scales – ITERS, ECERS, CLASS.
  • Knowledge of Pyramid Model and Conscious Discipline, preferred.
  • Ability to work during our operating hours – Monday-Friday (7 AM – 6 PM) to accommodate parent schedules for meetings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competent case management and record keeping skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office programs
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and follow through with minimal direction in a fast-paced, high energy environment.
  • Attention to detail, project management skills, and strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility, in varied job assignments.
  • Upbeat, positive, warm, and outgoing personality. Ability to establish positive working relationships with staff, parents, and other professionals.
  • Energetic team player, who work well in collaborative situations
  • All other duties as assigned

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.



Shared Position between Vogel Alcove and Dallas Heritage Village

Dallas Heritage Village is an immersive history museum, located in the rapidly redeveloping Cedars neighborhood. DHV welcomes a diverse audience of schools, local families and tourists. Our vision is to be a place to make history in the heart of the Cedars neighborhood.

Vogel Alcove offers homeless parents a safe and nurturing place to bring their young children while they work to rebuild their lives. It is the program’s goal to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty for Dallas-area families with young children.


Since March 2014, Vogel Alcove has been operating in former Dallas ISD campus City Park Elementary, located directly across the street from Dallas Heritage Village. A close partnership immediately developed, and Initial opportunities to host the little learners from across the street included planned, curriculum-guided field trips as well as simple walks through the Village’s historic grounds. In September 2016, Dallas Heritage Village was awarded a 3-year grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to enhance and evaluate early childhood learning opportunities through its partnership with Vogel Alcove and its engagement of family visitors. As part of this grant, The Parlor, a preschool-focused play space opened in 2017.

Throughout the partnership, both organizations have realized the importance of a shared position to maintain and grow this relationship, as well as expand early learning opportunities throughout Dallas Heritage Village.


This position will:

  • Be the primary liaison for the DHV/Vogel Alcove partnership, including planning curriculum-centered field trips
  • Build additional partnerships for both organizations
  • For Vogel Alcove—plan additional preschool field trip opportunities to locations throughout Dallas
  • For DHV—coordinate and develop all early childhood learning opportunities, including Barnyard Buddies and programming in the Parlor. This may also include new programming such as special preschool tour options or incorporating child-friendly elements into other exhibits throughout DHV.
  • For DHV—expand the Vogel Alcove field trip model to other early childhood educational providers
  • May perform additional duties, as directed.


This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours, with benefits. Supervisor and primary office will be at DHV. Some weekend hours required. Salary range: $36,000-$40,000.

To Apply:

Dallas Heritage Village and Vogel Alcove offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, a generous benefits plan for regular full-time employees and a great working environment. Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter hr@vogelalcove.orgPosition is listed until filled. 

Marketing Coordinator

The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the creation and execution for a wide-range of marketing projects in support of strategic marketing and outreach activities. candidates should be cross-functional and well-versed in reviewing marketing strategies and campaigns with strong experience in the development of collateral in support of the strategies through graphic design, content management systems, content marketing platforms and social media platforms.

In addition to a range marketing and creative support duties, this person will work to execute on projects and initiatives within the marketing department across all of avenues of the organization. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development, creation and implementation of the organization’s marketing and creative strategy through avenues such as marketing, social media, advertising, PR and other communication channels.
  • Administers and coordinates the execution of marketing programs, promotions and events.
  • Creates print and digital marketing materials and collateral via various graphic design programs and marketing platforms in support of annual giving programs and events to increase donations and engagement from current donors, supporters and new opportunities.
  • Partners with the Chief Marketing Officer, development staff and external partners to develop consistent, engaging and branded content and materials that showcases the organization’s mission, vision and programs.
  • Reviews effectiveness of marketing campaigns and adjusts rapidly to achieve projected results.
  • Ability to work independently on a variety of campaigns and switch seamlessly as needed
  • Experience writing and developing compelling content to cultivate interest and engagement 
  • Ability to work some nights, weekends and holidays in support of fundraising events and outreach activities


Creative/Graphic Design Duties

  • Design and develop a variety of print and digital marketing collateral such as, but not limited to; brochures, flyers, invitations, sponsorship materials, special event programs, signage, social media graphics, email templates (Mailchimp, Salesforce), powerpoint presentations, business cards via Adobe Creative Suite and other programs.
  • Collaborate with external vendors for print-ready artwork distribution and attend press checks as needed.
  • Review, adjust and maintain website content and imagery, including creation of landing page and event ticketing pages (WordPress CMS, Elementor, Classy, Eventbrite, OneCause, MobileCause)
  • Ability to utilize existing brand structure and follow guidelines.
  • Work in a Mac-based environment and within Microsoft Office programs


Marketing/Social Media/Advertising/PR Duties

  • Develop marketing collateral to ensure targeted and segmented messaging to donors and leads for annual giving programs and events
  • Write, create and publish branded social media content such as pictures, videos, polls, events to grow audience and increase engagement. (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linked In, Youtube, Hootsuite) 
  • Assist in the creation of campaigns and collateral using best practices in marketing and content creation via various social media platforms. (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linked In, Youtube, Hootsuite) 
  • Create and schedule content for placement via advertising and marketing channels. (Facebook ads, Instagram ads, Linkedin ads, etc)
  • Experience with audience development and campaign creation via social platforms
  • Write or update content regarding programs and services via content channels such as blog posts, social media posts, newsletters and press releases.
  • Create video content, including storyboard development, production, and editing.
  • Proof-read all digital and print collateral and provide quality assurance for marketing materials.
  • Collaborate with the development team to identify and create communications content.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in marketing, graphic design or other related marketing position
  • Excellent to Expert knowledge in the Adobe Creative Suite and other programs for collateral creation (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva, WordPress)
  • Experience creating email campaigns with MailChimp or other related email platforms
  • Working knowledge of CMS or database platforms such as Salesforce
  • Portfolio of artwork and campaigns showcasing support of various programs and event collateral
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Power point)
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills with a self-motivated attitude
  • Ability to create a variety of collateral from high-level briefings and information. Adjusting as necessary to achieve project goals.
  • May perform additional duties, as directed

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.


Preschool Lead Teacher (Full-Time)


Vogel Alcove, an over 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 Preschool Lead Teacher in their NAEYC Accredited child care facility. We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic individual to work with children 6 weeks to five years in the classroom setting who is eager to learn about and provide therapeutic care to the youngest victims of homelessness.

• To provide a warm nurturing emotional environment by balancing a child’s need for security and acceptance with a child’s need to experience safe opportunities to explore through “hands-on” experience.

• To interact and communicate with children in an age appropriate and developmentally appropriate manner.

• To individualize interactions to a child’s special talents, interest, individual style, disabilities, pace of learning and cultural/family background.

• To coordinate meal and snack experiences to ensure quality nutritional and social development.

• To ensure updated accurate information is available on all children assigned under teacher’s care.

• To possess the ability to adapt teaching in response to children’s differences through providing individualized activities and care for each child in constant care.

• To use developmentally appropriate practices when assisting with activities based upon selected program curriculum and stated on lesson plans.

• To obtain appropriate supplies and equipment in conjunction with weekly activity plans.

• To maintain up-to-date attendance and other records and forms on the children. To notify supervisor when informed of changes.

• To follow all Standards as outlined by NAEYC and Head Start.

• To maintain relationships with families that is professional and do not present to be a conflict of interest.

•This position is a full-time flexible hours Monday-Friday position. The minimum requirements for the position is a Bachelor Degree preferred with 2 years’ experience working and caring for young children. Salary commensurate with experience. Must be able to be flexible and work between the hours of 7am – 6 pm.

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

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


74 highly qualified members

make up our staff.