Job Openings

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of families who have had a loss or a baby in the NICU? We invite you to consider joining our team.

Here at Hand to Hold, our success comes from passionate team members who demonstrate strong initiative and responsibility, plus the ability to adapt and face challenges as our organization grows.

Counseling Therapist - Contract

Hand to Hold, a national NICU family support non-profit, helps families before, during, and after NICU stays and infant loss by providing powerful resources and one-on-one peer mentoring. Hand to Hold seeks a therapist for contract work who is passionate about improving support for NICU and bereaved families. Parents whose child(ren) is experiencing, or has experienced, a NICU stay due to preterm labor, a prenatal diagnosis or anomaly, and/or medical complications at birth are at higher risk for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

The ideal candidate must have experience in maternal mental health and/or perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Reporting to the Director of Programs, this committed and thoughtful individual will coordinate scheduling and intakes, provide assessments, such as the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS), and treatment to individuals using a trauma-informed perspective. Therapy provided can be from different theoretical approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), or other Solution-Focused therapies. Treatment can include, but is not limited to: processing their child’s birth, processing trauma and grief, enhancing parental coping skills, reducing or overcoming perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, processing perinatal loss, adjustment to bringing baby home.

Personal experience with Hand to Hold’s mission is preferred, but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Contact individuals or couples who are interested in Hand to Hold’s counseling services to complete intake paperwork and coordinate scheduling for therapy sessions.
  • Conduct necessary assessments and work in partnership with clients to define their treatment goals.
  • Provide short term treatment using appropriate therapy modalities. Due to COVID-19, all sessions are currently done using a telehealth system.
  • Track and report program data within program timelines to collect demographic information, and measure impact, satisfaction and overall program effectiveness.
  • Communicate promptly and regularly with clients and stakeholders.
  • Submit monthly invoices.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Programs. 

Qualifications:

  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field.
  • Licensed Practitioner in the state of Texas- LPC/LPCC, LCSW, LMFT, or Licensed Psychologist. (Licensed Interns or Associates are welcomed to apply.)
  • Experience serving diverse populations and providing services in a culturally-competent manner.
  • Experience performing mental health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Ability to abide by best practices, confidentiality and ethical standards, and be HIPAA compliant.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational skills and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work both independently and on teams.
  • Ability to think proactively, address problems creatively, and take initiative appropriately.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for Hand to Hold’s mission.
  • Personal experience with a child or loved one in the NICU is a plus.  
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.

Supervision:

Report to the Director of Programs
No counseling supervision provided (ex: supervision from a LPC-Supervisor)

Additional Information:

Hourly position: estimated at 12 to 25 hours per week
Compensation:  $30/hour


To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@handtohold.org.

Counseling Therapist - Part Time

Hand to Hold, a national NICU family support non-profit, helps families before, during, and after NICU stays and infant loss by providing powerful resources and one-on-one peer mentoring. Hand to Hold seeks a part-time therapist who is passionate about improving support for NICU and bereaved families. Parents whose child(ren) is experiencing, or has experienced, a NICU stay due to preterm labor, a prenatal diagnosis or anomaly, and/or medical complications at birth are at higher risk for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

The ideal candidate must have experience in maternal mental health and/or perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Reporting to the Director of Programs, this committed and thoughtful individual will coordinate scheduling and intakes, provide assessments, such as the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS), and treatment to individuals using a trauma-informed perspective. Therapy provided can be from different theoretical approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), or other Solution-Focused therapies. Treatment can include, but is not limited to: processing their child’s birth, processing trauma and grief, enhancing parental coping skills, reducing or overcoming perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, processing perinatal loss, adjustment to bringing baby home.

Personal experience with Hand to Hold’s mission is preferred, but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Contact individuals or couples who are interested in Hand to Hold’s counseling services to complete intake paperwork and coordinate scheduling for therapy sessions.
  • Conduct necessary assessments and work in partnership with clients to define their treatment goals.
  • Provide short term treatment using appropriate therapy modalities. Due to COVID-19, all sessions are currently done using a telehealth system.
  • Track and report program data within program timelines to collect demographic information, and measure impact, satisfaction and overall program effectiveness.
  • Communicate promptly and regularly with clients and stakeholders.
  • Attend recommended trainings or professional development opportunities.
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports – program data, timesheets, expense reports – in a timely fashion.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Programs. 

Qualifications:

  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field.
  • Licensed Practitioner in the state of Texas- LPC/LPCC, LCSW, LMFT, or Licensed Psychologist. (Licensed Interns or Associates are welcomed to apply.)
  • Experience serving diverse populations and providing services in a culturally-competent manner.
  • Experience performing mental health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Ability to abide by best practices, confidentiality and ethical standards, and be HIPAA compliant.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational skills and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work both independently and on teams.
  • Ability to think proactively, address problems creatively, and take initiative appropriately.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for Hand to Hold’s mission.
  • Personal experience with a child or loved one in the NICU is a plus.  
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.

Supervision:

Report to the Director of Programs
Participate in evaluations and an open exchange reviewing experience and performance
No counseling supervision provided (ex: supervision from a LPC-Supervisor)

 

Additional Information:

Hourly position: estimated at 20 to 25 hours per week
Compensation:  paid position at hourly wage, $25-$30/hour
Hand to Hold will not provide employee health insurance or benefits.

 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@handtohold.org.

 

Marketing Coordinator - Full Time

Hand to Hold, a national NICU family support non-profit, helps families before, during, and after NICU stays and infant loss by providing powerful resources and one-on-one peer mentoring. Hand to Hold seeks a full-time marketing coordinator. The ideal candidate is a reliable, get-it-done colleague who enjoys interacting with people and also can put in an earbud, listen to podcasts, and crank out quality work on a daily basis. This is a role for someone who is hyper-organized and loves detailed work; who’s comfortable juggling multiple projects at once; and who’s hungry to learn and contribute to a growing number of marketing projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend a weekly one-on-one meeting with the supervisor
  • Attend monthly all-staff meetings
  • Submits weekly and monthly reports – timesheets, expense reports – in a timely fashion
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor

Podcast

  • Work with the Marketing Director to develop a content strategy for the Hand to Hold podcast channels growth 
  • Coordinate recording, editing, and publishing podcasts
  • Script-writing, interview scheduling, audio recording, technical proficiency, and marketing outreach related to producing and marketing the podcasts
  • Research and manage the booking of podcast guests and opportunities to guest on other podcasts
  • Identifies appropriate links and keyword tags to associate with each podcast episode for the website
  • Uploads new podcasts and maintains podcast hosting and webpages
  • Handles outreach and marketing of the various podcast series to hospitals and medical professionals across the nation
  • Tracks and reports podcast analytical data to measure impact, performance, and overall effectiveness of the various Hand to Hold podcast channels

Peer to Peer / Online Fundraising Cultivation 

  • Drive high-impact peer to peer fundraising to achieve overall revenue goals
  • Curation of content and strategy to reach a targeted audience for fundraising campaigns
  • Oversight of assets on social media channels and website as it relates to peer fundraising
  • Work with the Development Team to provide data, reporting, and coordination of campaigns 
  • Facilitate and engage in online conversations, cultivating relationships with fundraisers
  • Responsible for organizing mission-centered, local donor cultivation events (including third party opportunities) and prospecting opportunities with new partners
  • Creation and execution of online cultivation, stewardship, and engagement communications

Social Media 

  • Supports social media monitoring and implements creative and effective social media campaigns that bring awareness to organizational and fundraising efforts
  • Work with the Managing Editor to create and coordinate social media content
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities on social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Instagram and others
  • Develop and test new initiatives and innovative concepts for digital media fundraising
  • Manage fundraising tools on the website and social media
  • Creating social media campaigns and calls-to-action that drive followers to take action
  • Expanding social media presence 

Qualifications:

  • Sales or Fundraising experience: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Personal experience with a child or loved one in the NICU is a plus
  • Must be detail-oriented with an ability to multitask and prioritize their work
  • Must have a minimum of one year of experience with podcast production, familiarity with online podcast platforms (Spotify, Libsyn, etc), and Google tools
  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and other social media platforms
  • Graphic design knowledge is a plus
  • Ability to plan, strategize, organize projects, and communicate professionally inside and outside of the organization
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred, but not required

Supervision:

Report to the Director of Marketing

Additional Information:

Full-Time Hourly position: 35-40 hours per week
Compensation:  paid position at hourly wage, $18/hour
Hand to Hold does provide employee health insurance and paid time off

 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@handtohold.org.

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