Career Opportunities

If you have the desire to help others and thrive in a fast-paced environment where you will be challenged, Santa Maria may be a perfect fit for you.

Santa Maria is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and provides orientation and ongoing training and education for all staff members through in-services and outside educational opportunities.

Please be aware that prior to initiating any offer of employment the following information will be gathered by the Santa Maria Human Resources Department:

  1. Completed employment application
  2. Three (3) professional reference checks
  3. Evidence of and verification of licensure or credentials
  4. Criminal background check
  5. Results of urine drug screen

To apply for a job opportunity:

Complete the application and fax it with your resume to 713-691-0910 Attention: Human Resources or via email to: hr@santamariahostel.org

For EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATIONS, please contact:

Michele Thomas
Phone: 800-242-8893 ext. 2894
E-mail: Employment_Verifications@insperity.com

To apply for counseling internship:

Complete the volunteer application and fax it with your resume and three (3) professional reference letters to 713-400-1119, Attention: Pamela Vangiessen – Volunteer Coordinator or send via email to: pvangiessen@santamariahostel.org

Please be aware that prior to initiating any offer of employment the following information will be gathered by the Santa Maria Human Resources Department:

  1. Completed employment application
  2. Three (3) professional reference checks
  3. Evidence of and verification of licensure or credentials
  4. Criminal background check
  5. Results of urine drug screen

CURRENT OPENINGS

Assistant Kitchen Manager

Under limited supervision, the Kitchen Manager is responsible for the overall management of the kitchen staff including training and scheduling, organization and distributing of supplies and equipment as well as preparing and/or directing the preparation of food to be served, complying with all applicable sanitation, health and personal hygiene standards and following established food production programs and procedures . Must be flexible to work weekends and holidays as assigned.

Certified Medical Assistant

Working under general supervision, the Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for administering medication to clients while ensuring the safety of the clients. The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for monitoring, stocking, verifying identity matches to medication before administering to the client. This position is subject to working overtime as needed and to remain past shift until replacement coverage has arrived.

Contract COPSD Counselor

For our Residential female treatment Center located in Northwest Houston. Candidate must be licensed. LCDC or LPC with Dual Diagnosis experiences. Candidate must be familiar with CMBHS and must have computer skills. Salary is based on experience.

Counselor

Under general supervision, the Counselor is responsible for the implementation, oversight, and monitoring of clinical services provided to residents. In addition, the Counselor maintains a caseload of patients. This position is subject to working evenings and weekends. LCDC Required.

Director of Housing

Under limited supervision, the Housing Director is responsible for providing leadership for all HUD Housing programs. The Housing Director oversees the operations, including policies and procedures, operational goals, reporting requirements, regulatory compliance and supervision of the staff in the program. This person performs a variety of tasks, including the hiring of and leading and directing the work of housing staff. The Housing Director is responsible for the overall supervision of the housing programs and services and is directly responsible for the required reporting, documentation and financial accountability, supervising the follow staff: Case Managers, Recovery Coaches, and ESG Counselors.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in business, accounting or health-related field; or three (3) years’ directly related experience and/or training in a housing/healthcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous management experience required.

Maintenance Worker

Position Summary:  Under general supervision, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for assisting the Lead Maintenance with maintaining and repairing physical structures and utility systems of buildings and maintaining grounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • 2 years carpentry experience
  • Performs basic structural repairs and improvements as needed (i.e. painting, masonry, and woodwork) to buildings and furnishings.
  • Assists Lead Maintenance with building utility system maintenance and repairs (i.e. electrical wiring and controls, heating and ventilation systems and plumbing systems).
  • Maintains property landscape (i.e. mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing weeds, disposing of leaves and refuse).
  • Installs, services and repairs mechanical equipment, as needed.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. With 2 years carpentry experience.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Senior Director of Quality Improvement

Under limited supervision, the Senior Director of Quality Improvement is responsible for ensuring quality management and compliance activities of Santa Maria Hostel’s locations in an effort to promote a culture of continuous quality improvement and person centered, trauma-informed care. This position is responsible for the attainment of short- and long-term operational goals.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Behavioral Science from four-year college or university; or five years’ experience as a team manager within a substance use disorder treatment setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Annual completion of following Blue Basin training: Understanding of Motivational Enhancement Therapy; trauma, abuse and neglect, violence, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and related conditions or other approved, equivalent training. Must be familiar with Medicaid, TANF, and Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP) eligibility. Must be familiar with DSHS 448 licensing regulations. Demonstrated knowledge of CMBHS and clinical supervision.