Careers

New Friends New Life (NFNL) is a faith-based 501(c)(3) organization located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area dedicated to restoring and empowering formerly trafficked girls and sexually exploited women and their children. We help women overcome backgrounds of abuse, addiction, poverty, and limited opportunities by providing access to education, job training, interim financial assistance and spiritual support.

Community Response Services Manager /Youth Drop-In Center

The Community Response Services Manager/Youth Drop In Center is responsible for providing clear oversight of the programs and services provided, including management of Drop In Center Staff.

Role Responsibilities:

  •  Oversee operations in Youth Drop-In center
  • Ensure that all members receive access to available resources.
  • Follow up with youth referrals.
  • Complete and document client assessments and programs, data collection, management, and reporting.
  • Manage employee’s schedules and weekly calendar of events.

Required Job Qualifications: 

  • MSW, LCSW or related field.
  • Understanding of Trauma Informed care; for example DBT, CBT
  • 3-5 years’ experience in managing programs for at-risk youth.
  • Knowledge and experience of resources available in the community and working in partnership with other community providers and law enforcement.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create relationships.
  • Skilled at multi-tasking.

Submit resumes and cover letter to: Jordan Brodehl at jbrodehl@newfriendsnewlife.org

Mental Health ClinicIAn

New Friends New Life (NFNL) is seeking to hire a skilled Mental Health Clinician with experience working with trauma-exposed individuals. 

Role Responsibilities:

NFNL is proud to offer comprehensive dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) for victims of commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC) and domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST). We offer training, supervision, and consultation for our clinical team to work toward DBT certification. 

The ideal candidate will have experience with and/or willingness to learn DBT, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy. The Mental Health Clinician will carry a caseload and provide individual therapy and DBT skills group to CSEC and DMST individuals. 

The ideal candidate will have experience conducting intakes, diagnostic evaluations, and/or psychological evaluations using various batteries of tests.  In addition, the ideal candidate will have extensive experience conducting suicide and risk assessments. 

The Mental Health Clinician will work collaboratively within a team of psychologists, social workers, and counselors.  Due to the sensitive and high-crisis nature of our work, the ideal candidate will be amenable to supervision and possesses a high level of self-monitoring and self-awareness.     

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • At minimum, must have a master’s degree and preferably a doctorate degree in mental health discipline.
  • Licensed or license eligible within a year of hire.
  • Must have experience working with trauma.
  • Must have at least two years paid work experience. 

Additional Requirements

  • The position is a full-time, 40 hour a week position.  Flexible schedule is available and two nights per week is expected.

Submit resumes and cover letter to: Jordan Brodehl at jbrodehl@newfriendsnewlife.org

Community Engagement Coordinator

New Friends New Life seeks a motivated candidate to join the New Friends New Life Men’s Advocacy Group team.  This new team member will be a self-starter who demonstrates a passion for creating new and enhancing existing programs; has strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and electronic means; possesses a proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite; and, has an aptitude for project management and support.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing youth programs and supporting projects that impact male teens and young adults.
  • Develop, support and implement social media strategies for engaging the community in the fight to end domestic sex trafficking.
  • Develop new and enhance existing collateral for The manKINDness Project to be utilized in presentations and other public consumption scenarios.
  • Support and facilitate the implementation of “fresh” website usage and display concepts for the Men’s Advocacy Group to attract and retain the attention of community men.
  • Conduct research on select topics that include best practices of organizations combating sex trafficking and exploitation, awareness and community outreach concepts, etc.
  • Collaborate and/or lead on other assignments as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong social media skills (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
  • MS Office suite proficiency (Excel, Word, MS Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Research and information gathering ability
  • Planning and organizing skills for project management and support

Submit resumes and cover letter to: Jordan Brodehl at jbrodehl@newfriendsnewlife.org
 

Financial coach

New Friends New Life offers one-on-one financial coaching services that help women and families find their path to a better life.

We are grateful to partner with WiNGS to share the services of a new Financial Coach. This Financial Coach (hired by WiNGS) will work one-on-one with members to address financial issues such as goal setting, money management, credit, debt, saving and accessing funds for college. Coaches receive intensive Coaching Training, developing knowledge and skills to implement nationally recognized coaching methodologies. This position will split coaching time at New Friends New Life, WiNGS and other partner locations in Dallas. Evening and weekend hours may be required.

For immediate consideration, qualified candidates should submit a resume via email to jobs@wingsdallas.org or complete the WiNGS employment application at www.wingsdallas.org 


Internships

New Friends New Life offers internships for those completing various degree programs. We appreciate the skills and assistance that interns bring to our program and believe we can provide a unique learning experience.


Advancement Intern

New Friends New Life is seeking an Advancement Intern.  The Advancement Intern will work with the New Friends New Life Advancement Team to plan and execute events for donors and/or appropriate audiences.  This position will also work with New Friends New Life volunteers, and serve as an administrative aide assisting with data entry, record keeping, and file maintenance.  Click on the link below for the full job description. 

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Jordan Brodehl at jbrodehl@newfriendsnewlife.org.