Employment Opportunities

Communities In Schools (CIS) is the largest employer of social workers in Tarrant County and this area's home for social workers. In fact, CIS may provide you with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of an organization with a mission that is nothing but pure social work. Furthermore, working with over 80 service-provider partners, CIS social workers have an unparalleled opportunity to see social work in all of its forms….a perfect way to find what makes your heart hum.

Communities In Schools has been recognized by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce as a “Best Workplaces for Women” employer and by the "Non-Profit Times" as a best place to work for.

Top of the line benefits package:
•    Fully-paid health, dental and vision insurance
•    Paid life insurance
•    Long-term disability insurance
•    Employee assistance program
•    Professional liability insurance
•    School holidays + four weeks paid summer vacation
•    CIS sponsored CEUs
•    401(k) retirement plan with company matching

The values of Communities In Schools are Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity, and Excellence. Furthermore, CISGTC values diversity and inclusion at all levels of the agency. Therefore, people of all backgrounds and abilities are encouraged to apply. 


Current Openings:

Program Manager

Position Description: Provide individual supportive guidance and case management for CIS students from inside public schools, intervene in crises experienced by students and their families, conduct home visits, encourage parental involvement in program activities, provide transportation for students and their families as needed, promote cooperation between faculty, school administration and the CIS team.

Qualifications: Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Social Work (REQUIRED), one year experience in social service preferred; strong interpersonal and communication skills; desire to work with at-risk youth; sensitivity to and awareness of unique needs of minority cultures and diverse ethnic group; must have valid Texas driver’s license.

To Apply:

Email resume to Lauren.sly@cistarrant.org
Communities In Schools GTC
5601 Bridge Street
Suite 501
Fort Worth, Texas 76112
(Fax) 817-446-4664

 No Phone Calls Please


Director of Annual Giving

Position Summary: The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for the annual giving fundraising activities for CIS and its’ foundation. With a significant focus on raising unrestricted dollars, the Director of Annual Giving will be expected to maintain a sizable prospect pool and be responsible for raising $400,000+ each year through events and campaigns. Concurrently, they will focus on building relationships with prospects and existing donors through one on one interactions. This position will oversee all aspects of the development process with respect to annual donors including prospect identification and qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in direct fund solicitation.
  • Knowledge of philanthropic community in Fort Worth/Greater Tarrant County.
  • Self-starter and goal-driven with strong desire to get out of the office and initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills; Ability to effectively articulate the mission/vision of CIS and a demonstrated experience in working with individuals who have philanthropic capacity.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 

View Entire Job Description Here

To Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to rachel.kreidler@cistarrant.org
Communities In Schools GTC
5601 Bridge Street
Suite 501
Fort Worth, Texas 76112
(Fax) 817-446-4664

 No Phone Calls Please


 

Director of Impact and Evaluation 

Position Summary: The Director of Impact and Evaluation will be a motivated self-starter to lead the organization in program analysis, outcomes evaluation and data systems. They will initiate program and process evaluation inquiries, analyze data, assess outcomes and provide recommendations to management to continuously improve service delivery for students. The Director of Impact and Evaluation manages CIS of Greater Tarrant County’s data requirements for research and grant partnerships, reporting to Texas Education Agency, the CIS National office, and ensures timely reporting to stakeholders. Designs and delivers creative, user-friendly, and visually appealing reports for external stakeholders, school districts, funders, community publications, board meetings, etc.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Social Work, Public Policy, or Education preferred. Master’s preferred
• Some coursework in research methods or statistics strongly preferred
• At least 3 years of experience working with database management, data collection, analysis, research design, survey design, logic models, and data reporting
• Proven ability to process, manage, and report on high volumes of data
• Analytical skills necessary to explore and learn new technologies

View Job Description Here

To Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to lindsey.garner@cistarrant.org
Communities In Schools GTC
5601 Bridge Street
Suite 501
Fort Worth, Texas 76112
(Fax) 817-446-4664

 No Phone Calls Please