Childcare Specialist

Salary; Exempt Status

Reports To:  TLP Shelter Program Manager

General Purpose: Implement the responsibilities of overseeing staffing supervision and program management for Transitional Living and Rapid Re-Housing Programs as a fundamental part of the Transitional Living Program team while reporting directly to Sr. Director of Programs.


  1. Hiring of TLP direct care staff working directly with the residential clients.
    • Conducting orientation (first 90-day), semi-annual and annual reviews
    • Managing all staff schedule while continuing to program guidelines and policy
    • Maintain all direct care staff files per program guidelines, policy and agency HR policy
  2. Training for TLP direct care staff-maintain per program guidelines and policy
    • Implementing new hire training
    • Implementing continued education training
    • Maintaining all TLP direct care staff trainings
    • Maintain any trainer certification needed to conduct necessary trainings for staff
  3. Monitoring all TLP direct care staff clocked hours entered into Paylocity system including tracking PTO and holidays
    • Ensuring appropriate supervision and care is provided to residents in accordance with program guidelines and policy
    • Developing and implementing TLP and RRH program strategic plan
    • Working with agency leadership on program policies regarding staff, program exaptation, and client needs
    • Implementing positive focused action plan for program and clients
  4. Assisting in overseeing and planning volunteer groups
    • Working with Director of Volunteers to manage work groups and needs for work groups
    • Development of mentorship and enrichment programs within TLP and working with volunteer support within these programs
    • Coordinating all household needs with volunteer maintenance workers
  5. Identifying and working with Director of Operations for all household maintenance needs and vehicle needs within the program
    • Maintaining all annual and semi-annual inspections and drills including but not limited to fire and weather drills, and household inspection,
  6. Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary program team to meet overall needs of program including participating in TLP and agency staffing
    • Knowledge and understanding from a social work perspective of basic needs at-risk youth ages 18-21 yrs old
    • Knowledge and experience working with at-risk youth ages 18-21 yrs
  7. Working with the City House leadership team to uphold the overall mission of City House Inc.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's Degree in social work (or related field) and minimum of two year experience in leadership role with management/supervisory experience in a residential setting OR Master’s Degree in social work (or related field) and one year experience in leadership role with management/supervisory experience in a residential setting
  2. Minimum of three-five years of experience working with children in a residential setting with at risk youth/young adult or related experience.
  3. Knowledge of issues related to young adult homelessness, abuse and neglect
  4. Preferred experience maintaining a multi-level budget.
  5. Effective communication skills, both oral and written. Effective organizational skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public as well as volunteers.
  6. Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision.
  7. Valid Texas driver's license and insurance and be at least 21 years of age.
  8. CPR, First Aid and Emergency Behavior Intervention certification must be current, or obtained within 60 days of hire and maintained as required.

Current Openings:

Full-Time Weekday (Monday – Friday)
1st shift 6am-2:30pm (30-min break)

Part-Time Weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
2nd shift 2pm-10:30pm (30-min break)

Overnight Part-Time Weekend (Friday & Saturday)
10pm-6:30am (30-min break)

PRN (Any shift that may fit your schedule of availability)
All shifts are the same Weekdays & Weekends:
-1st Shift: 6am-2:30pm (30-min break)
-Mid Shift: 10am-6:30pm (30-min break)
-2nd Shift: 2pm-10:30pm (30-min break)
-Overnight: 10pm-6:30am (30-min break)


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