Careers at The Center

The Center is looking for employees driven by a strong work ethic and a compassionate heart. We require that all applicants undergo a thorough background check and all employees are given equal consideration regardless of race, age, sex, color, nation of origin, religion, disability or veteran status. To the right is a list of current openings at The Center; all interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply using the online form provided here. Any further questions may be directed to centerhr@thecenterhouston.org or by fax to 713-520-0428.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at The Center is more than an opportunity for service; it’s an invitation to join a community where you find inspiration in unexpected places. You will receive more than you give and learn a little something along the way. Like the hand prints of all the volunteers, residents, board members and staff who “lent a hand” to create The Center’s mosaic—beautiful things can happen when we work together. Click HERE for details.

Career Opportunities

THE CENTER
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
March 14, 2017


Direct Support Professional (Full Time) (WRF)
Pay Rate: $9.44/hr
Schedule: 5:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Monday-Friday
Location: Willow River Farms (4073 FM 3318 Brookshire, TX 77423)

Responsibilities: Responsible for instructing and training adults with disabilities (primarily developmental disabilities) within a group home setting. Performs assessments, implements and documents consumers’ program plans under the direction of case coordinators, and monitors the safety and health needs of the assigned consumers.  Conducts training sessions in areas such as daily living skills, community awareness, grooming and hygiene, and personal safety.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and one year in a residential setting which provides services to adults with developmental disabilities. Applicant must have good verbal and writing skills, ability to multi-task, ability to communicate effectively with others, exercise independent judgment, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times while at work. Valid Texas Driver’s License, CPR and SAMA certification upon hire, and renewed annually thereafter.


Direct Support Professional (Part Time) (WRF)
Pay Rate: $10.00/hr
Schedule: 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Location: Willow River Farms (4073 FM 3318 Brookshire, TX 77423)

Responsibilities: Responsible for instructing and training adults with disabilities (primarily developmental disabilities) within a group home setting. Performs assessments, implements and documents consumers program plans under the direction of case coordinators and monitors the safety and health needs of the assigned consumers.  Conducts training sessions in areas such as daily living skills, community awareness, grooming and hygiene, and personal safety.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and one year in a residential setting which provides services to adults with developmental disabilities. Applicant must have good verbal and writing skills, ability to multi-task, ability to communicate effectively with others, exercise independent judgment, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times while at work. Valid Texas Driver’s License, CPR and SAMA certification upon hire, and renewed annually thereafter.


Direct Support Professional (Floater) (WRF)
Pay Rate: $9.44/hr
Location: Willow River Farm (4073 FM 3318 Brookshire, TX 77423)

Responsibilities: Responsible for instructing and training adults with disabilities (primarily developmental disabilities) within a group home setting. Performs assessments, implements and documents consumers program plans under the direction of case coordinators and monitors the safety and health needs of the assigned consumers.  Conducts training sessions in areas such as daily living skills, community awareness, grooming and hygiene, and personal safety.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and one year in a residential setting which provides services to adults with developmental disabilities. Applicant must have good verbal and writing skills, ability to multi-task, ability to communicate effectively with others, exercise independent judgment, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times while at work. Valid Texas Driver’s License, CPR and SAMA certification upon hire, and renewed annually thereafter.


Direct Support Professional (Part-Time) (Cullen)
Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
Location: 3550 West Dallas
Schedule: 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Responsibilities: The Direct Support Professional is responsible for efficiently coordinating the daily activities for the residents in a residential setting. Duties include, but are not limited to, instructing/training residents to achieve maximum independence while fostering a caring, family-style environment; and assisting with hygiene, bathing, laundry, and household cleaning. The Direct Support Professional is responsible for the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of each resident in his/her care. He/she ensures necessary documentation is accurate and complete within the established time frame and in compliance with regulations.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and one year in a residential setting which provides services to adults with developmental disabilities. Applicant must have good verbal and writing skills, ability to multi-task, ability to communicate effectively with others, exercise independent judgment, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times while at work. Valid Texas Drivers License, CPR and SAMA certification upon hire, and renewed annually thereafter.


Direct Support Professional (HCS) (PRN)
Pay Rate: $10.00/hr
Location: Group Home
Schedule: varies

Responsibilities: Responsible for instructing and training adults with disabilities (primarily developmental disabilities) within a group home setting. Performs assessments, implements and documents consumers program plans under the direction of case coordinators and monitors the safety and health needs of the assigned consumers.  Conducts training sessions in areas such as daily living skills, community awareness, grooming and hygiene, and personal safety. Travel may be required.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and one year in a residential setting which provides services to adults with developmental disabilities. Applicant must have good verbal and writing skills, ability to multi-task, ability to communicate effectively with others, exercise independent judgment, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times while at work. Valid Texas Driver’s License, CPR and SAMA certification upon hire, and renewed annually thereafter.