Program Officer – Child Welfare

The Rees-Jones Foundation
May 2, 2022
8111 Westchester Drive, Suite 950, Dallas, Texas
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The Rees-Jones Foundation is seeking to expand our program staff by adding a program officer that will support the Child Welfare funding area. The Program Officer for Child Welfare Grants will maintain and advance The Rees-Jones Foundation’s child welfare portfolio providing strategic leadership in order to further the vision of our founders. This is achieved through the cultivation of meaningful relationships with non-profit partners and stakeholders working in the Foundation’s priority funding areas.

The Child Welfare Portfolio seeks to strengthen the child substitute care network in North Texas, support programs that protect families and children that are at risk of abuse or neglect, and provide opportunities for healing.

Ideal candidates are excited to support state-wide initiatives and local non-profits that seek to better the child welfare system, enjoy research and keeping up with the latest legislation and policies, and have a strong team work attitude.

The Program Officer staff position is full-time and based in Dallas, Texas. A Bachelor’s degree is a minimum requirement with a Master’s degree or advanced certifications in related fields as preferred. A minimum of five years of experience working in child welfare related fields or in child welfare non-profits, and having expertise or the ability to develop a high level of expertise in the focus area.

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The Rees-Jones Foundation is a Dallas-based, multi-generational, private foundation. Its mission is simple: to serve God by serving others and in the process, enable others to experience the love of Christ in very tangible ways. We do this by supporting non-profit organizations working to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families in North Texas, and in international settings.

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