Careers

Caritas of Austin is made up of over 80 professional staff members working daily to restore dignity and respect in people’s lives. We are driven by our values of support, equity, respect, and commitment.

We Proudly Offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous healthcare benefits (100% employer paid premium for Employee coverage for medical, dental, vision)
  • Life, short, and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation (20 days accrued in year one, 25 days at third anniversary)
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Retirement plan with employer match: 50 cents per dollar up to 3%
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A commitment to professional development
  • Quarterly staff lunches and celebrations provided by agency

Current Openings

Caritas of Austin is looking for a Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program Coordinator who will provide eligibility screening and case management services to very low income veterans/veteran families in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. The SSVF Program Coordinator will identify and engage with current and previously homeless individuals and families to assist them in obtaining and retaining permanent affordable housing. The position is responsible for maintaining timely and accurate financial assistance records, case notes and evaluation and reporting requirements. This position directly supervises AmeriCorps and Peer Support Specialist on the SSVF team.  The SSVF Program Coordinator will be chosen by the Housing Services Director and the SSVF Program Manager and will report to the SSVF Program Manager.  This is a full time position.

Ideal Candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Social work license preferred
  • 1-2 yrs. professional direct services in social services with case management experience required
  • 1-2 yrs. experience working with veterans/veteran families or homeless populations
  • Experience working with various software programs: word processing, spreadsheets and databases

To apply, please email cover letter and resume by September 15th to: ssvfjobs@caritasofaustin.org

No phone calls please.

Caritas of Austin is looking for a Supportive Housing Case Manager committed to social change for underserved populations and addressing individual and community needs in a holistic way.  The case manager puts the client first, advocates, and empowers.  We’re looking for someone who wants to positively impact the organization through innovation and creative thinking.

The Supportive Housing Case Manager is responsible for providing case management services to single adult unaccompanied residents of Caritas’ housing programs.   Professional responsibilities are: outreach, intake/assessment, development of an on-going self-sufficiency service plan based on the three basic areas of income, housing, and self-care; referral to other social service agencies and community resources for appropriate assistance plus follow-up on referrals, client advocacy, education and training.  Creating and maintaining good working relationships with the property manager of the site is also an expectation.  Other professional actions may include referral to substance abuse and detoxification and mental health facilities (residential and outpatient treatment). The goal of case management is to hold a space for the tenant to process the issues that contributed to their homeless status, to provide objective feedback and to assist the client in making a planned transition from a chronic homeless lifestyle to stability in income, housing and self-care.

Ideal Candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field required; Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred
  • Social Work certification/license preferred
  • One year required, two years preferred, case management experience with at least one year working with dual diagnosis clients and/or the homeless population
  • Dependable transportation required
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish preferred
  • American Sign Language helpful
  • Experience working with various software programs: word processing, spreadsheet and database

To apply, please send cover letter and resume by October 2nd to supportivehousingjobs@caritasofaustin.org

No phone calls please.  Both cover letter and resume must be submitted to be considered for the position.

The Education Department of Caritas of Austin is seeking interpreters in the following languages: Amharic, Somali, Kinyarwanda, and Burmese. This is a contract position, paid by the hour and on as needed basis. The pay scale will be between $25 - $37 per hour, depending on certification and experience.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older and fully bilingual (English to a designated Second Language listed above and vice versa).
  • Have daytime availability (weekdays between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM).

Education: Certification in interpretation is not required but a plus.

To apply, please contact Houmma Garba at hgarba@caritasofaustin.org or 512.479.4610 ext. 170

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