Join Our Team

We are always looking for compassionate and hardworking people to join our team.

Current Openings

Major Gifts Officer

• Responsible for soliciting gifts of $500 and higher from alumnae and non-alumnae friends.
• Manage relationships with approximately 100-125 prospective donors and will be expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these very important alumnae and friends of the Mission.
• Works collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, other development and advancement staff, and other Mission representatives to cultivate and solicit donors for Mission-wide priorities.
• Monitors all prospect contacts to ensure positive and purposeful prospect and donor relations.
• Recommends and assists with programming involving the Development Director, Executive Director, as well as Volunteer leaders.
• Must be a highly energetic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the range of $500.00 and higher.
• Reports to the Development Director and works collaboratively and strategically with the Mission Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other fundraising professionals, faculty and other Mission leaders

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage a portfolio of primary prospects in the primary territory.
• Manage prospect activity in the primary territories.
• Travel through the primary territory at least three times a year.
• Manage prospects in a secondary territory as necessary.
• Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle:
– Initiate contacts with potential leadership and major gift donors
– Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including working with volunteers
– Move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure
– Make appropriate solicitations when appropriate
– Maintain stewardship contacts with donors; adhere to the highest ethical standards,; demonstrate empathetic disposition, and perseverance; reflect optimistic and positive attitude, and convey sensitivity to needs of the donors


• Bachelors Degree
• Three to Five years successful experience in major or planned gift fundraising preferably in higher education or equivalent in Customer Service, Customer Relations experience
• Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and the college
• Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the college’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, senior academic leaders, trustees, volunteers, and the advancement office team
• Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas
• Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments
• Must be willing to travel


To be considered for this position, email your resume and the attached job application to nwilsonjones@opendoorhouston.org.

Substance Abuse Counselor, LCDC


• Conducts screening and assessments. Assessments must be completed the day of intake.
• Conducts individual counseling.
• Maintains a client caseload.
• Attends weekly Quality Management and Clinical Staff meetings.
• Assists in the facilitation of weekly client orientation as needed.
• Attends client graduations and assists in the coordination as needed.
• Facilitates education classes and process groups as assigned.
• Follows current ethical standards in the counseling field.
• Maintains progress notes and applicable documentation.
• Maintains accurate documentation in ClientTrack.
• Assists in medication compliance protocol.
• Utilizes program approved Clinical Counseling theories and techniques.
• Willingness to develop and facilitate relationships with other social service facilities in the community.
• Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Program Manager.


• Must maintain strict confidentiality by adhering to professional counseling ethical standards.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Proficiency using Microsoft Office.
• Bachelor’s degree in Counseling or a related field.
• LCDC required and in good standing.
• Ability to keep and protect confidentiality.
• Experience working in an addictions environment.
• Must be able to provide references.


To be considered for this position, email your resume and the attached job application to hdiaz@opendoorhouston.org.

Driver – PT


• Maintain a high standard of service to both internal and external guests.
• Operates assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner.
• Ensure punctuality and safe transport
• Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations.
• Driver must maintain logs and report any issues to the Operations Director.
• Report any instance of mishap or accident to the supervisor immediately
• The work includes helping wheelchair passengers with loading and unloading, a company driver must be strong enough to lift heavy loads when necessary.
• Maintain order among passengers during trips.
• To transport passengers in a safe and lawful manner. This includes the use of seat belts for all passengers.
• To report as soon as possible any problems or concerns regarding clients
• Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times.
• Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times.
• Ensure vehicle is given regular/day to day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.
• Ensure the no food, drink, and smoking rules are adhered to by all passengers.


The Driver must have a valid driving license and good driving record. Driver must have a high school diploma and undergo a criminal background and pass a drug test. Must be 25 years old to be covered on Missions insurance.

To be considered for this position, email your resume and the attached job application to tallen@opendoorhouston.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Open Door Mission Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability or any basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employer-employee relationship including hiring, promotions, project assignment, advancement, demotions, and selection for layoff, termination, compensation, and benefits. In turn, we expect all employees to share in the responsibility for assuring that their personal actions are in compliance with these policies and are in keeping with the Mission’s standards.