Employment Opportunities

We currently have two paid part-time positions available. Please click a title below to learn more about these opportunities and how to apply.

Hays County Program Coordinator

Hays County Program Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Program Coordinator will perform the following duties in Hays County:

Direct Service (60%)

• Assist in the implementation of all GENaustin programs, including: clubGEN, 180, Girl Talk Workshops, GirlConnect, We Are Girls Conference, Pathfinder and Summer Camps
•Facilitate a minimum of 5 groups/week, including both 180 and clubGEN groups
•Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate workshops for your assigned campuses
•Conduct intake, assessment and provide referrals to participants when appropriate
•Communicate with community, governmental, and school agencies around case management issues, when necessary
•Provide information, outreach and support to parents/guardians

Administrative (40%)

•Maintain and build relationships with school personnel¬ and community partners
•Assist in ongoing outreach and marketing efforts to increase GENaustin’s visibility at assigned campuses
•Oversee logistical details of groups such as recruiting participants, making reminders to participants, ordering supplies and administering program evaluations
•Attend monthly staff meeting, biweekly team meetings, and biweekly supervision
•Update attendance data on a monthly basis and submit monthly program report
•Assess effectiveness of curricula and update as appropriate
•Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

•Commitment to the mission, vision and values of GENaustin
•Bachelors degree in counseling, social work, or related field; Masters degree preferred
•At least 2 years experience facilitating groups (high-risk, girls’ groups preferred)
•At least 2 years experience working with high-risk youth from diverse backgrounds
•Flexible schedule, including days, evenings, and at least 1 Saturday/month
•Must be available to run afterschool programs on most weekdays
•Commit to the position for the entire upcoming school year
•Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
•Ability to pass a required background check
•Goal-oriented, flexible, and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
•Effective oral and written communication skills; bilingual in Spanish preferred
•Must have regular access to email and phone for daily communication
•Position is part-time up to 20 hours per week with no benefits
•Hourly pay rate is $17/hour
•Cell phone stipend and mileage reimbursement provided
•Available for training starting August 4th, 2014

To Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to employment@genaustin.org. Please use the following format to name documents and save in Word or PDF format: Firstname_Lastname_HaysPCResume and Firstname_Lastname_HaysPCCoverletter.

 

Greater Austin Program Coordinator

Greater Austin Program Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Program Coordinator will perform the following duties in the Austin area:

Direct Service (60%)

• Assist in the implementation of all GENaustin programs, including: clubGEN, 180, Girl Talk Workshops, GirlConnect, We Are Girls Conference, Pathfinder and Summer Camps
•Facilitate a minimum of 5 groups/week, including both 180 and clubGEN groups
•Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate workshops for your assigned campuses
•Conduct intake, assessment and provide referrals to participants when appropriate
•Communicate with community, governmental, and school agencies around case management issues, when necessary
•Provide information, outreach and support to parents/guardians

Administrative (40%)

•Maintain and build relationships with school personnel¬ and community partners
•Assist in ongoing outreach and marketing efforts to increase GENaustin’s visibility at assigned campuses
•Oversee logistical details of groups such as recruiting participants, making reminders to participants, ordering supplies and administering program evaluations
•Attend monthly staff meeting, biweekly team meetings, and biweekly supervision
•Update attendance data on a monthly basis and submit monthly program report
•Assess effectiveness of curricula and update as appropriate
•Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

•Commitment to the mission, vision and values of GENaustin
•Bachelors degree in counseling, social work, or related field; Masters degree preferred
•At least 2 years experience facilitating groups (high-risk, girls’ groups preferred)
•At least 2 years experience working with high-risk youth from diverse backgrounds
•Flexible schedule, including days, evenings, and at least 1 Saturday/month
•Must be available to run afterschool programs on most weekdays
•Commit to the position for the entire upcoming school year
•Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
•Ability to pass a required background check
•Goal-oriented, flexible, and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
•Effective oral and written communication skills; bilingual in Spanish preferred
•Must have regular access to email and phone for daily communication
•Position is part-time up to 20 hours per week with no benefits
•Hourly pay rate is $17/hour
•Cell phone stipend and mileage reimbursement provided
•Available for training starting August 4th, 2014

To Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to employment@genaustin.org. Please use the following format to name documents and save in Word or PDF format: Firstname_Lastname_PCResume and Firstname_Lastname_PCCoverletter

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Internship Opportunities

Fall 2014 internship needs include:

  • Direct service—helping to lead our self esteem building programs for girls.
  • Event planning—helping to plan our annual We Are Girls conference which serves 1,600 parents, girls and educators in November.
  • Fundraising—gaining first hand experience in the development program of a nonprofit.

GENaustin is seeking strong leaders with a passion for girls’ issues to fill a number of unpaid internships within our agency. All interns must be committed to the mission of GENaustin, be team-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have reliable transportation. Internships typically last one semester (fall, spring or summer) and are anywhere from 10-40 hours/week.  Please use the application form to specify which areas of our work you are most interested in.   Thank you for considering GENaustin for your internship!   To apply, download the application form GENaustin Internship Application, fill it out and send it to volunteer@genaustin.org.

Internship Application Procedures
Applicants are interviewed and selected on a rolling basis. Placements are typically filled by these dates: Fall – August  31 | Spring –  December 5   1)      Please save your internship application and your resume using the following naming system. Application: Firstname_Lastname_Internship_Application.doc Resume: Firstname_Lastname_Internship_Resume.doc  (submission optional)   2)    Send your completed application material to volunteer@genaustin.org and use the subject line: Your name, internship.   Notice: GENaustin DOES NOT accept paper, mailed or faxed applications. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download and submit this internship application. Please use a word processing program such as MS Word before submitting your application materials.  Also, please note that submitting a resume is optional.