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.
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.
We accept everyone as individuals without regard to their race, religious beliefs, political affiliation, sexual orientation, and culture or economic status.
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.
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.
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.
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.View Family of Services
Our program activities and settings are designed to promote the physical and emotional safety of our clients and staff.
We include our clients’ input in planning and evaluating our service. We respect our clients’ life experiences and history, and operate from a model of doing “with” rather than “to” or “for” our clients.
We build trust with those we serve by making the tasks in our service delivery clear, by ensuring consistency in practice, and maintaining appropriate boundaries in our programs.
We designed our services to ensure that our clients’ experiences of choice and control are maximized.
We recognize and emphasize our client’s strengths and skills, by focusing on skill development and enhancement. We convey optimism about the capacity of our client to reach their goals.
Hope Center Community Liaison
The Hope Center Community Liaison promotes the Hope, Healing, and Resiliency (HHR) services to support clients ages birth through 23 years old, and their parents or caregivers, who need trauma-informed mental health services and support to heal from trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). This role will build upon existing, and create new, community relationships to increase awareness of trauma and ACEs. The Hope Center Community Liaison recruits clients within a designated geographic catchment area and will be responsible for reporting and collecting required and relevant data for analysis and measurement of program outcomes to the HHR evaluation team.
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Hope Center Family Support Specialist
The Family Support Specialist provides in-home and/or virtual individual or group-based parenting education, and case management services, while utilizing Trust-Based Relational Interventions (TBRI) or other identified evidenced-based curricula, to children and families that are part of the Hope, Healing, & Resiliency services.
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CYC Parent Educator
The Compadre Parent Educator delivers essential parenting education, information and referral, and case management services to fathers enrolled in the Compadre y Compadre program. The position works with eligible fathers in Bexar County. Services will be conducted in the clients’ home, community and/or The Children’s Shelter facilities.
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The Grant Accountant is responsible for preparing the reporting of all State, Federal, United Way, and other grants benefitting the Agency. Tracking the deferred revenue associated with the contracts. Preparing all grant budgets. Creating, monitoring, and maintaining the tracking processes for all grants.
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