AVANCE is dedicated to strengthening families and building stronger communities. We are looking for individuals who are committed to our mission. "Unlocking America's Potential" and who have a passion for family education services. AVANCE employees make a difference in the lives of many families, earn competitive pay and are eligible for the following benefits: health and dental care, life insurance, retirement, disability, vacation, sick leave, and more. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the Open positions.
AVANCE-Houston's Job Openings for Mayo 2013
Family Development Worker (HS – Hardy, 1 position) Starting Salary: $34,000.00
Job Code FDW-HS
The Family Development Worker will be responsible for providing families with comprehensive family development and adult education services through the development and implementation of an individualized service delivery plan. The provision of all services will focus on promoting the educational and economic success of the parents that in turn will promote the child’s overall growth and development. Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Education or related field and two years of work related experience. Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (Certified). Bilingual English/Spanish.
Communications Intern – Summer 2013 – (Houston, 1 opening) Salary: Unpaid
Job Code CIM
In the Communications Department of AVANCE, the intern will aid in the production of press releases, newsletters, videos, still photography, print, social media, data research/collection/storage and general media outreach efforts. The intern will gain valuable knowledge of how multi-media is used in a nonprofit setting, obtain video and editing knowledge, and observe the general structure of nonprofit business operations as it relates to Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC). Required: Minimum 60 college credit hours.. Some hands-on experience required. Must be fluent in English and Spanish Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign. The intern must be an excellent writer, demonstrate social skills and possess a passion for communications work in the non-profit field. Preferred: Communication majors. R/TV/F, Journalism, Graphic Design and related field.
The positions listed below will be available after August 1, 2013.
Teacher Aide (HS- Mt. Houston, 3 openings) Starting Salary: $8.00
Job Code HS TA
The Teacher Aides are responsible for providing childcare services for children of the Head Start enrolled in the Head Start Program. The Teacher Aide is responsible for providing children with a safe learning environment and providing them with child development instruction/activities as directed by the Teacher, Center Administrator, and Curriculum Facilitator. Required: High School Diploma and CDA. Preferred: One year working in a licensed child care facility. Bilingual -English/ Spanish.
Teacher (Early Head Start – Hardy, 2 openings) Starting Salary: $9.00
Job Code EHS-T
The Teachers are responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment that promotes the child’s cognitive, social / emotional, health and physical development. Develop individualized developmental and educational goals for each child. Assess each child’s outcomes to monitor developmental progress, and use various teaching strategies with an emphasis on language and literacy skills to meet the needs of each individual child. Required: High school diploma or GED and CDA certification. Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish.
Teacher (HS, Mangum,1 opening) Starting Salary: $13.00
Job Code HS T
The Teachers are responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment that promotes the child’s cognitive, social / emotional, health and physical development. Develop individualized developmental and educational goals for each child. Assess each child’s outcomes to monitor developmental progress, and use various teaching strategies with an emphasis on language and literacy skills to meet the needs of each individual child. Required: AA in Child Development or AA degree in any field with 24 hours of ECE college credit. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Teacher Aide Substitute (HS – various locations) Salary: $8.00
Job Code TAS-HS
This position is responsible for assisting the program teachers with all aspects of the program, including intake, filing, organizing and maintaining participants’ files. It is also responsible for assisting teachers in providing children with a safe learning environment that includes children with disabilities, to meet their differing abilities, developmental levels and approaches to learning. Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent,1-2 years of experience, and CDA in pre-school. Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish, college hours in Education or related field, and AVANCE graduate.
To apply, please send your resume and a copy of your transcripts to:
All positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
ATTN: HR @ 713-812-1473 (Fax) or firstname.lastname@example.org (Email)
Only selected candidates will be contacted.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE Due to the volume of interest, we cannot respond to every resume and we are unable to provide ongoing status. You will only be contacted if you are determined to be one of the most qualified candidates for the position(s) based on your skills and experience.
Positions open until filled. Must have valid driver’s license and pass background check, physical and drug screen. EEO