Job Opportunities

We are growing our teams!

Austin Disaster Relief Network and Hope Family Thrift Store are looking for candidates to fill the following positions within our organizations. If you are interested in the jobs listed below, please submit the required documents to the emails provided under the job titles. Someone will get back with you from our office to discuss next steps. Thank you for your interest in ADRN’s mission to serve those affected by disaster, great or small.

Looking for Volunteer Support…

We are also looking for volunteers that are skilled and experienced in several unique areas. Click the button below to view these job listings and the contact for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

 


Austin Disaster Relief Network: Positions for Hire

Videographer/Video Specialist

JOB TITLE: Videographer/Video Specialist
Posted January 13, 2017

JOB SUMMARY: Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN), a non-profit organization comprised of churches, ministries and businesses within the Christian community of Greater Austin to form a disaster relief alliance to help those in need in times of disaster, seeks a Videographer/Video Specialist to be based in Austin, Texas. The Videographer/Video Specialist will serve as ADRN’s photographer/videographer to capture, direct, edit, and produce videos for both internal and external purposes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Capture studio-quality video both on location and in the office as projects dictate.
• Shoot and edit content to build a library of About ADRN videos, training videos, interview videos and/or survivor story videos.
• Lead all technical setup for shoots, including lighting, angle, placement and type of microphone, and positioning of individuals on camera (if appropriate).
• Collaborate regularly with creative teammates, marketing teammates, and senior management.
• Develop an intimate understanding of our brand message and tone to accurately capture in video and photo form.
Other: Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
• BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience
• Experience in TV/film, Internet Video or other role operating video and editing equipment
• Great creative eye for visualizing and shooting concepts effectively
• Proficient in Adobe After Effects. Knowledge of motion graphics is preferred
• Owns quality equipment and software (preferred)
• Experience with YouTube and Vimeo
• Video Portfolio link to be submitted
• Availability to travel in the greater Austin Area (5 counties) and outside of Austin, in the event of a disaster

ETHICAL STANDARDS:
ADRN has a reputation for conducting its ministry and activities with integrity and in accordance with the highest ethical and Biblical standards. All employees of ADRN must be committed to the Lord Jesus Christ, in accordance with the Bible and with ADRN’s Statement of Faith. The authority for making determination of these standards for ADRN shall be the Board of Directors working in consultation with the Executive Director, applying their interpretation of the standards set forth in the Bible.

SUBMIT RESUME/DOCS FOR REVIEW
If you are interested, please submit the required documents (resume, link to work, etc) to our email at admin@adrntx.org with the “Job Title” placed in the subject line. Someone will get back with you from our office to discuss next steps.

 

Volunteer Development Manager

JOB TITLE: Volunteer Development Manager
Posted January 13, 2017

JOB SUMMARY:
Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN), a non-profit organization comprised of churches, ministries and businesses within the Christian community of Greater Austin to form a disaster relief alliance to help those in need in times of disaster, seeks a Volunteer Development Manager to be based in Austin, Texas. The Volunteer Development Manager will play a key role in supporting ADRN’s expanding volunteer recruitment, retention, maintenance, engagement and deployment program in the Central Texas region. The Volunteer Development Manager manages volunteer resources assisting in the delivery of ADRN’s programs and services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Communication: Serves as a point of contact for phone calls, electronic communications and requests from staff, volunteers, Volunteer Core Team and the general public for ADRN’s volunteer efforts. Investigates and responds to volunteer inquiries and volunteer relations issues. Attends and/or leads volunteer-related meetings and drafts volunteer related correspondence and communications on behalf of the ADRN management team.

Volunteer Development: Recruit and develop a Volunteer Core Team. Recruit, assess, train and provide on-going support to volunteers. Work with partner organizations to recruit, train and manage volunteers. Establish volunteer key requirements for various volunteer categories. Establish and implement volunteer retention program. Provide ADRN leadership with volunteer metrics and reporting. Increase volunteer engagement both in and out of disasters. Provide input in the IT Strategic Planning process to capture volunteer activity and level/s more accurately, reduce duplicative information requirements and assist in streamlining the volunteer intake experience. Coordinate with database personnel to better utilize and create data files and reports that better serve the volunteer recruitment, training and engagement process. Further develop the volunteer rewards, motivation and recognition program. Establish goals and objectives to increase and better utilize the existing volunteer base, expand training levels and actual engagement. Establish an evaluation system to better serve and improve the volunteer experience. Develop a screening protocol to ensure volunteer giftings, skills and interests are maximized.

Volunteer Deployment: Develop and implement a deployment availability identification system to eliminate unnecessary and unwanted requests for deployment for a disaster and to produce a “most likely” available targeted list in each volunteer categories including but not limited to CERT, CISM, FAST, General, etc. Coordinate with Safety to evaluate risks associated with each deployment assignments. Coordinate with IT Staff to automate volunteer check-in, recordation and evaluation.

Other: Performs other duties as assigned, such as the development and launching of ADRN’s Missionary, Retiree and Intern program by utilizing ADRN’s volunteer database to fill important positions within the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in volunteer management, relational and/or business development or related field required or an Associate’s degree and 4 years of relational and/or business development experience can be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree
• Ability to organize time, manage diverse activities and meet deadlines, with minimal supervision is required
• Demonstrates flexibility to changing situations and priorities
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to proof and edit documents
• Experience planning and coordinating projects and meetings
• Event planning experience
• Experience supervising and recruiting volunteers
• Demonstrated ability to professionally represent ADRN to donors, Board of Directors and the public
• Ease in using a wide variety of office software
• Ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data
• Experience using Donor Perfect or another CRM system a plus
• Knowledge of trends, resources and information related to volunteerism
• Must be proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

This position has been classified as a missionary position. By that, we mean the candidate has to raise their support as all missionaries do. We have training tools to help the candidate in the support raising process. In short, this is a position where the candidate must know they are called to it.

ETHICAL STANDARDS:
ADRN has a reputation for conducting its ministry and activities with integrity and in accordance with the highest ethical and Biblical standards. All employees of ADRN must be committed to the Lord Jesus Christ, in accordance with the Bible and with ADRN’s Statement of Faith. The authority for making determination of these standards for ADRN shall be the Board of Directors working in consultation with the Executive Director, applying their interpretation of the standards set forth in the Bible.

SUBMIT RESUME/DOCS FOR REVIEW
If you are interested, please submit the required documents (resume, link to work, etc) to our email at admin@adrntx.org with the “Job Title” placed in the subject line. Someone will get back with you from our office to discuss next steps.

 


Hope Family Thrift Store: Positions for Hire

Furniture Sales Associate

JOB TITLE: Furniture Sales Associate (Full Time)
Posted: February 1, 2017

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to handle, manage and move furniture in and out of the store as well as oversee the scheduled pick up of furniture from the community. Must be able to push/pull/lift over 50 lbs. May need to drive a small box truck on occasion. Furniture handling experience is a plus, but not required. Come join the Hope Family Thrift Store staff family and make a difference!

RATE: Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

INTERESTED?
Email Rita Davis, General Manager, at rita@hopefamilythrift.org with Subject Line: “Furniture Sales Associate” Candidate.