We’re hiring a Youth Empowerment Manager!

To apply, send resume to [email protected]

The Youth Empowerment Manager contributes to our vision of a community where every person has the tools to thrive by leading our programs for youth under the age of 18. The primary programs in this area are our Village Library after-school tutoring program and Youth Resource Center. This is a part-time position, with normal hours of Monday – Thursday from 1 pm – 7 pm during the HEB ISD school year. Summer, winter, and spring break schedules are set annually. The Youth Empowerment Manager works under the supervision of the Executive Director and is expected to demonstrate Mission Central’s CORE values of compassion, open-mindedness, respect, and empowerment while performing all job duties and responsibilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Actively manage and oversee the Village Library after-school tutoring program.
  • Actively manage and oversee the Youth Resource Center program.
  • Design individualized curriculum for Village Library participants after assessing their needs.
  • Design annual programming for the Youth Resource Center including using Clifton Strengths assessment, career exploration, and preparation for post-graduation education.
  • Communicate with parents and tutors on student’s achievements and needs.
  • Communicate effectively with volunteer management staff about tutor/substitute tutor needs. Assist with recruiting, as needed.
  • Ensure compliance by staff, volunteers, and parents with child safety procedures.
  • Work with volunteer management staff to design annual orientation and training of volunteers with a special emphasis on completion of the Volunteer Application, Background Check and Safe Child training.
  • Schedule volunteers and students for tutoring sessions, matching children with the volunteer most likely to be helpful to the child.
  • Work with the Executive Director to identify program needs and to manage the operating budget.
  • Gather Student Enrollment forms from each student and provide regular reporting of enrollment data and demographics.
  • Gather statistical information for program outputs and outcomes and provide regular reporting on program results.
  • Supervise the Assistant Director who helps in all facets of the children’s program.
  • Create annual Youth Empowerment Plan and budget reflective of the organization’s strategic plan.
  • Participate, upon request, with presentations to community and business organizations that have an interest in our Youth Empowerment programs.
  • Maintain up-to-date written procedures for all Youth Empowerment procedures.
  • Serve on board committees as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years of successful teaching experience at the elementary or secondary education level.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated facilitation and organizational skills. Experience with tutoring or volunteer roles is preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self- motivated with multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong computer skills.

We’re hiring a Community Resource Coordinator!

To apply, send resume to [email protected]

The Community Resource Coordinator connects Mission Central’s guests to services that will help empower them to improve their own quality of life. This person coordinates delivery of our in-house services and facilitates external agencies providing services on our campus.  The Community Resource Coordinator is a full-time non-exempt position, working 40 hours a week and reporting to the Executive Director. The typical schedule for this position is Monday – Friday from 8 am – 5 pm, however evening hours, and occasional weekend hours, may be required to accommodate the needs of our guests. The Community Resource Coordinator is expected to demonstrate Mission Central’s CORE values of compassion, open-mindedness, respect and empowerment while performing all job duties and responsibilities.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:

 

  • Monitor and report on the needs of Mission Central’s guests.
  • Build relationships with other Tarrant County service providers, with a goal of creating partnerships that bring needed services to Mission Central’s guests.
  • Oversee and assist Mobile Food Pantry intake volunteers and service providers.
  • Ensure all Mobile Food Pantry data is accurately collected, reported and filed.
  • Oversee the creation and distribution of weekly CORE Connection newsletter.
  • Respond and provide follow-up to questions from the public regarding human service needs. 
  • Supervise and assist in training volunteers at the Village Pantry, Community Resource Center, Mobile Food Pantry, and Career Center.
  • Schedule and oversee volunteers for the Community Resource Center and Village Pantry. Fill in as needed to ensure continuity of programs.
  • Oversee donations to the Village Pantry and assist with the donation process as needed.
  • Oversee provision of HEB Transit cards to Mission Central’s guests.
  • Oversee provision of gift cards to Mission Central’s guests for specific needs such as gas or prescriptions.
  • Oversee programs that share clothing with guests in need.
  • Create and maintain systems that ensure all Village Pantry guests are asked if they need additional resource or career services assistance.
  • Train and equip volunteers to provide resource connections to our guests, including the maintenance of an up-to-date directory of community service providers.
  • Oversee follow-up to guests who have expressed a need for community resources.
  • Provide follow-up to guests who express a need for job assistance. Create and manage internal systems for responding to their needs and/or refer them to external agencies. 
  • Create and maintain systems that track activities with guests and allow us to measure our impact in the community.
  • Supervise and train program interns as requested.
  • Maintain up-to-date written procedures for common tasks of the Community Resource Coordinator and supervised volunteers. Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for the Village Pantry and Mobile Food Pantry.
  • Be an ambassador for Mission Central, sharing our good work with our constituents. 
  • Serve as Mission Central’s liaison to the Tarrant Area Food Bank, including ensuring that MealConnect, and donation data is properly submitted and filed.
  • Serve as a liaison to board committees as requested by the Executive Director.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Minimum Requirements:

 

  1. Bachelor’s degree is required, with a preference for a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field.
  2. 1-3 years of experience working in a non-profit organization, providing services to those who are economically disadvantaged.
  3. Strong technology skills are required. Candidate must be able to use Microsoft Office products, Gmail, and Zoom. 
  4. Must be able to communicate effectively and appropriately with a variety of people from many cultures and diverse backgrounds.
  5. Must be comfortable with public speaking.
  6. Ability to work independently and with a team.
  7. Ability to pass the Mission Central background check.
  8. Strong communication, problem-solving and customer service skills.
  9. Ability to speak Spanish or French a plus.

We’re hiring a part-time Store Associate!

This is a fun resale environment- no Sundays or late evenings!

To apply, send resume to [email protected]

The Mission Central Thrift Store

The Store Associate works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Store Manager and/or Director of Resale Operations who reports to the Executive Director.  The Store Associate works 15-20 hours a week during the open hours of the assigned store. The Store Associate will normally work at the same location (Mission Central Thrift Store or Coat of Many Colors), but from time to time may be asked to train or work at the other store. The Store Associate is expected to demonstrate Mission Central’s CORE values of compassion, open-mindedness, respect and empowerment while performing all job duties and responsibilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  1. Reporting to work in time to assist with opening the store as scheduled. This includes assisting with unlocking the doors, opening the cash register, adjusting the HVAC to appropriate level, etc.
  2. Working with the Assistant Store Manager/DRO to ensure that volunteers are available to staff the store during all working hours; supervising volunteers while they are on duty.
  3. Assisting the Assistant Store Manager/DRO with training volunteers about all store operations, as needed.
  4. Assisting customers, Mission Central guests with gift cards, and volunteers in a timely and professional manner.
  5. Maintaining cleanliness and overall professional appearance of the store and receiving area including proper hanging of clothing on racks, proper sizing, etc.
  6. Sorting and pricing of donated merchandise in accordance with store procedures, as requested.
  7. Disposing of unusable merchandise in accordance with store procedures, as requested.
  8. Operating the cash register including sales, opening and closing procedures, returns, voids, changing register tape, etc.
  9. Reporting the need to order supplies to the Assistant Store Manager.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Store Manager/DRO or Executive Director.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Experience in retail, marketing, business or other related work.
  2. Ability to lift heavy objects, including but not limited to furniture and heavy bags of clothing, etc.
  3. High school diploma or GED.
  4. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.