Speech Language Pathologist

ROCK (Ride On Center for Kids), a PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center in Georgetown, Texas is currently seeking a part-time Speech Language Pathologist. Must have, at minimum, American Hippotherapy Treatment Principles training and current Texas state professional license.

Please submit your resume and salary requirements to jobs@ROCKride.org.


 

Community Development Manager

ROCK (Ride on Center for Kids) in Georgetown, Texas, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, is seeking a full-time Community Development Manager.

This position will develop, direct and expand fundraising efforts. The Community Development Manager will work under the Communications Director with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position will be an important member of the Resource Development Team, which includes the CEO, Business Operations Director, and Communications Director.

Essential functions:

  • Assist with creating and implementing comprehensive fundraising strategies, develop new corporate partnerships and identify new funding sources to generate revenue to exceed budget goals.
  • Assist with all aspects of the Capital Campaign, as directed by the Resource Development Team.
  • As a member of the Resource Development team, you will play a major role in planning ROCK’s main fundraising events through securing of sponsors and event attendees.
  • Manage donor stewardship/donor relations through the continued development of the current Salesforce database to ensure that retention and future development opportunities are maximized.
  • Continue to expand ROCK’s current fundraising events and activities (Barn Dance, Rider Cup Classic Golf Tournament, #GivingTuesday, Amplify Austin, End-of-Year letter, and other third-party events) to bring in additional revenue.
  • Identify and leverage opportunities for corporate and federal matching funds.
  • Identify and attend meetings of Chambers of Commerce, neighborhood associations, area clubs, and develop strategic networking with community leaders and resources to create new opportunities and partnerships.
  • Assist the Communications Director with social media posts for fundraising and 3rd party events.
  • Build and expand relationships with current donors/sponsors and establish a monthly donor program.
  • Assist the CEO and Grants Committee in identifying new grant opportunities.
  • Ensure that welcoming and thanking communications are sent in a timely manner to donors and potential donors according to set procedures.
  • Assist the Communications Director with branding across fundraising platforms and help identify and communicate heartwarming stories to donors and volunteers.
  • Recruit and build a network of volunteers, outside of the current pool of volunteers, to assist with community events and third-party fundraising events.
  • Assist the CEO in representing ROCK at public speaking opportunities to share information about ROCK.
  • Manage Horseshoe Club (HSC) meetings, HSC donor recognition, record keeping, and expand recruitment new HSC sponsors resulting in more revenue for the program.
  • Build new ROCK donors and sponsors from your current contacts and relationships with Austin-area businesses and corporations, community stakeholders and leaders.
  • Be mindful of and strictly follow ROCK’s HIPAA Policies for confidentiality at all times.
  • Perform administrative functions as required.
  • Willingness to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends to represent ROCK at fundraising events and community opportunities in exchange for a flexible work-week schedule.
  • Professional, business-like dress and appearance required when visiting potential donors, sponsors and attending third-party fundraising events.

Qualifications:

  • Proven success of donor acquisition/development and continued management of relationships with donors, community stakeholders, and corporations.
  • Good writing skills and ability to write for fundraising promotional materials and thank you letters.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of donor care and cultivation.
  • Comfortable asking and closing with donors.
  • Computer literate with good typing skills. Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is helpful. Salesforce knowledge is a plus.
  • Creative, self-motivated and driven with a positive attitude.
  • Good communicator with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, implement and manage projects, and problem solve with limited resources.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with volunteers and members of staff.
  • Warmth, genuineness, mission focus, and strong interpersonal skills are essential to this position.
  • Ability to think outside of the box to develop new fundraising opportunities.
  • Minimum 5 years proven work experience in fundraising, event planning/execution, and making presentations to groups.

Please submit your resume and salary requirements to jobs@ROCKride.org.


 

PATH Intl. Instructor

ROCK is looking for a Fulltime PATH Intl. Instructor, Advanced certification preferred. We are a non-profit equine facility that provides Equine facilitated activities and therapies to children, adults, and veterans located in Georgetown, Texas.

Instructor Responsibilities

  • Instructs clients each week in teaching horsemanship skills, assisting in summer camps, and other adjunct programs.
  • Follows and upholds all PATH approved practices, policies, and procedures
  • Mentor volunteers, instructors in training, and interns, as needed. Keep weekly notes for each student.
  • Communicate with volunteers who are assisting during lessons to keep them engaged and involved in the lesson.
  • Assess appropriate goals for each student and ensure communication with parent/caretakers/guardians regarding progress with these goals at the end of each riding lesson.
  • Engage participants in lessons to increase rider motivation, joy and satisfaction.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Therapeutic Riding Center Program Director and the CEO.

 

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience

  • 1-2 years’ experience teaching at PATH accredited facility preferred.
  • Experience working with children or adults with disabilities preferred.

 

Special Requirements

  • Successfully complete pre-employment background check
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid.
  • PATH Registered level certification or higher, required.
  • Required license or certification:
  • PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Please provide your resume along with salary requirements to jobs@rockride.org.