Employment Opportunities


  • Resumes and cover letters are required when applying for open positions.
  • Due to the high volume of resumes received, we only contact individuals if we are offering an interview.

Current Openings

  • Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
    Provides leadership and coordination of Human Resources policies and procedures for the entire agency. Develops and implements Human Resources strategies and programs. Major areas covered are workforce planning, organizational development, employment, orientation onboarding and training, employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety and wellness, and employee services. Originates Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide a balanced program throughout all departments. Assists and advises senior management on Human Resources issues. Serves as staff support to the Human Resources Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Consultant/Trainer
    The Consultant/Trainer is responsible for providing consultation and training to early childhood educators as specified by the individual project. The consultant must have early childhood education and experience working in child care programs and be able to serve as a coach and role model for educators in the early childhood field.
  • Professional Development Coordinator
    The Professional Development Coordinator (PDC) supports the scholarships application and awards process; serves as a liaison between college and university representatives, students, and PE staff; and assists with training activities. Organizes and compiles evaluation and report data and maintains associated databases. Provides administrative and clerical support to the Provider Engagement Manager.
  • Provider Engagement Manager
    Oversees the development and implementation of provider engagement projects. Provides leadership to appropriate staff. Regularly communicates with and reports to funders. Serves as a member of the Provider Engagement management team.
  • Early Education Research and Evaluation Manager
    The Research and Evaluation Manager is responsible for evaluating agency program services designed to improve the quality of early care and education, parenting practices and assessment of child care options. Work includes planning and design, data collection, data management, analysis, and reporting and supervision of a Program Data Analyst. The position works with program staff and external evaluators and manages contracts with the external evaluators. Position is responsible for staying current in research focused on early childhood education, parent education and child care resource and referral and supporting staff in program design.

Intern Information

Request for Proposal

  • Professional Early Childhood Education Trainers
    The purpose of this request is to contract highly qualified and experienced professional trainers in the field of early childhood education (ECE) to deliver training in the thirteen-county area consisting of Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller and Wharton Counties. The contract period runs from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015, to the extent of available funding, and with the option to renew for up to four additional one-year periods upon agreement by both parties. Please click here to view RFP.

Collaborative for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and a Drug-Free Workplace.
Employment is contingent upon completion of a criminal background check.


Collaborative for Children
Human Resources Department
1111 North Loop West, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77008
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Employee Compensation Package


We offer competitive salaries at or above market levels. Employee performance is formally reviewed annually. Merit is awarded based on eligibility and budget. Salary and benefits make up a significant portion of an employee's total rewards package.

Core Paid Benefits

The benefits program provides a comprehensive level of medical and dental benefits for employees with some shared costs in plan options for employees and their families. Along with medical and dental benefits, we also offer: 

  • Basic Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long Term Disability
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave benefit 12 weeks in a rolling 12-month year
  • Military Leave Specific benefits apply for military leave

Work/Life Benefits - Paid Time Off

In lieu of specific vacation and sick leave, employees receive Discretionary and Personal Time Off to be used with supervisor approval.

  • Discretionary leave is based on years of service.
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) - 56 hours (seven days) per year to supplement discretionary leave.
  • Administrative Leave in cases of extenuating circumstances.
  • Holidays
        -  New Year's Day
        -  Memorial Day
        -  Independence Day
        -  Labor Day
        -  Thanksgiving Day
        -  Day after Thanksgiving
        -  Christmas Day

Additional Benefits

  • Short-Term Disability after one year of employment.
  • Compassionate Leave up to three days
  • Jury Duty with full pay and may keep any stipends
  • Direct Deposit of Paycheck
  • Free Parking
  • Professional Development (includes tuition reimbursement)
  • Wellness Opportunities (workshops, presentations and coupons)
  • Supplemental Policies - Employee paid coverage for selected policies for self, spouse and family (Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Vision, Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Short-Term Disability); portable upon termination.

NOTE: Although Collaborative for Children intends to provide some level of benefits to its employees, all programs are subject to annual review and may be changed or terminated at our discretion.