Work. Together.

At the Children’s Shelter, you will be an integral member of our family of services. We take pride in being the community’s leading provider of trauma-informed care. And that begins and ends with employees who believe in our mission of restoring innocence and strengthening families.

Core Values

  • Excellence

    We offer superior, innovative services by thinking and acting creatively and resourcefully. We will model excellence to and for the community, holding ourselves to a higher standard.

  • Respect

    We accept everyone as individuals without regard to their race, religious beliefs, political affiliation, sexual orientation, and culture or economic status.

  • Integrity

    We honor all commitments. We are truthful, honest and adhere to high moral standards. Integrity shapes our character and influences how we meet the needs of the people we serve, and the decisions we make.

  • Teamwork

    We work with a spirit of collaboration, inviting different people to participate with different ideas and perspectives, and skills to work towards a common goal.

  • Transparency

    We strive to create a culture of trust between our staff, children and families and community partners by being open and honest about our strengths and challenges as an agency.

  • Innovation

    We seek effective solutions by bringing together various ideas that have a positive impact on staff, children and families, and the community.

Family of Services

The Children’s Shelter Family of Services delivers high quality, compassionate trauma-informed care delivered to children and families impacted by or at-risk of abuse and neglect.

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Trauma-Informed Care



Family Tapestry Opportunities
  • Lead NFP Nurse Home Visitor

    The Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) Lead will be responsible for providing leadership and teaching skills to the NFP team, have an advanced role understanding and be responsible for providing training and coaching to support the NFP team, in addition to maintaining duties and responsibilities of the NHV role. The NHV Lead provides comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. The Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards of NFP and The Children’s Shelter. The NFP Home Visitor Lead reports to the NFP Nurse Supervisor(s) and in his/her absence reports to the COO of The Children’s Shelter.

  • NFP Nurse Supervisor

    The NFP Nurse Supervisor uses principles of supervision, reflective practice, and staff development, to provide primary support and appropriate oversight to the Nurse Home Visitors and Data Entry Clerk to build and model a strengths-based, client- centered culture.  The NFP Nurse Supervisor works within the local community and agency to assure that the NFP program is implemented in accordance with established guidelines and contract requirements.

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  • Financial Accountant

    The Financial Accountant provides a supporting role assisting the Senior Financial Accountant, Senior Grant Accountant, and CFO with accounting and administrative responsibilities. Responsible for Payroll, Accounts Receivable, monthly Foster Care payments, monthly Sales Tax reporting, annual 1099 administration, reviewing and posting of Vendor Payables, and cross-trained in Accounts Payable processing. Financial Accountant will also be responsible for supporting the senior leadership.

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  • Hope Center Social Worker

    The Children’s Hope Social Worker provides in-office and in-home support and case management services to children and families who are clients of the Hope Center. Support and case management services will include psychoeducation, parent skills training and coaching, and community resource enhancement.

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  • FOUND in Southtown Thrift Boutique Full-Time Warehouse Driver

    The Warehouse Driver is responsible for picking up schedule donation from various donors. For the Thrift Boutique as well as needed for The Children’s Shelter main office and other TCS facilities when needed. To include general housekeeping maintenance and keeping Thrift store parking lot and grounds keeping.

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  • Maintenance Technician

    The Maintenance Technician Performing repair or general maintenance work of facilities, buildings, grounds, and equipment at various sites including electrical, carpentry, HVAC, plumbing, masonry, and painting tasks. Performing minor repairs and troubleshooting, adjustments and treating structures such as showers, floors, sinks, walls, carpets and doors, servicing kitchen appliances and emergency equipment reporting mechanical malfunctions for action exercising discretion to identify projects that need higher skilled crafts and/or individual services. Assists in performing scheduled and “as needed” inspection and preventative maintenance on tools and equipment to maintain operability of the tools and equipment.

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  • Housekeeper/Laundress

    The Children’s Shelter is looking for a housekeeper/laundress to maintain the facilities assigned (emergency shelter, residential treatment center, Tapia, Cedar, administrative building, dining room, family support/training, Woodlawn Campus buildings) in an orderly and sanitary state; provide clean laundry and children’s clothing for shelter and residential treatment center operation on a daily basis seven days a week.

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  • Youth Care Specialist

    The Substitute – Youth Care Specialist delivers essential basic childcare and supervision to children residing in the Emergency Shelter, to include dressing, feeding, bathing, organizing and supervising activities. Interact with all co-workers, supervisors, and children in care with an overall positive manner, providing a nurturing, secure, and trauma-informed environment at all times.

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  • Hope Center Licensed Professional Counselor

    The Children’s Hope Center therapist provides trauma-focused evidence-based treatment to children, youth, and families exposed to various kinds of traumatic events. Treatment services include assessment of trauma, crisis intervention, individual, group, and family therapy, family advocacy and safety planning and other interventions. This position provides services at the Hope Center and the new Whataburger Center for Children and Youth.

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  • Assistant Shift Supervisor

    The Assistant Shift Supervisor provides overall supervision and assistance to the Child Care providers on designated shift in the hour-to-hour care of residents in the shelter in compliance with state licensing and shelter operational procedures; at other times carry out duties and responsibilities of Child Care Provider. Responsible for overall safety, welfare, care, and security of children in care; maintaining an ongoing and updated knowledge and ability to professionally carry out Shelter evacuation procedures in accordance with written policy and procedures.

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