FALL INTERNSHIPS: for current students or recent graduates

Imagine Art is seeking Fall interns, descriptions below. Internships include a travel stipend and a free daily lunch. To apply, please send an email to info@imagineart.net

Administrative Internship
Assist Imagine Art with administrative duties related to serving individuals with disabilities, duties include policy research, filing, data entry, serving as a liaison to the general public, answering phones, and other administrative tasks. 

Studio Internship
Assist Imagine Art in the studio with one-to-one interaction with artists with disabilities, including assisting artists with developing and improving socialization, communication, and life skills. 

open position: Case Manager Social Worker

$32,800 - 38,500
Salaried; 35 hours per week (M-F 9-4, flex hours evening and weekends)
Benefits include health allowance ($3,050), 80 hours PTO, holiday pay.
Start Date is October 1, 2018

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work (BSW) or related field

  • Masters Degree in Social Work; Licensed Social Worker under Title 3 of the Texas Occupations Code, Subtitle I, Chapter 505.

  • A minimum of 1-3 years experience or hand-on educational experience.

Position Description

Full time position of Case Management and Social Work services to provide individualized, direct services to persons living with intellectual developmental disabilities who are electing to utilize their community based long term care waiver in own home/family home or host home settings.  Dual diagnosis may be present and include mental illness or other developmental conditions such as Autism. Services occur from a team approach with access to case coordination, direct care supports, nursing, dietary, behavioral, speech and OT supports; all of which are community based. The position provides necessary services and supports that will stabilize clients over a 3-6 month period and establish natural or paid supports to ensure stabilization is maintained.  Caseload will be up to 25 persons with 75% of activities focused on 30% of that client population who are in critical need.

Job Tasks and Activities

  • Screening and written assessment;

  • Development of therapeutic treatment plans;

  • Direct therapeutic intervention that includes; provision of direct services, 1:1 in community-based settings that offer support, consultation, expertise and assistance to ensure stabilization.  Situations might include assistance solving medication management or access, abuse/neglect/exploitation concerns, mental health stabilization or housing crisis concerns;

  • Assistance, and training with adaptive aids and augmentative communication devices;

  • Consulting with other service providers and family members; and facilitating any team directed services that are critical to the success of stabilization (Life Coach training, facilitation of BCBA services or facilitation of outside waiver services);  

  • Participating on the service planning team, when appropriate.

  • Providing administrative support to the long-term care program (intakes, data management, development of implementation plans) as needed.  

  • Document in writing activities that occur through delivery of direct services and provide accurate, timely reimbursable activities to the billing department.  

  • Engage in weekly waiver meetings and organizational meetings and trainings to represent social work services.  Attend community-based meetings, as needed to represent the social services activities of the organization.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.  

    Submit resume and letter of interest to info@imagineart.net

Open position: studio assistant

$12-14 Hourly Position (Paid Holidays)

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:  Imagine Art Studio   

Qualifications for Position:  

Background check, required; High School diploma or equivalent, required; college experience, preferred; 1-3 year’s experience in administrative role, preferred; 1-3 year’s experience working with adults with disabilities, preferred; basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, required; experience with Quickbooks and Google Docs, preferred; demonstrated skills in file maintenance, organization, project management, and communication, preferred; and ability to work within a diverse population of disabled adults with frequent interruptions and attention to relationship building, required.

Objective of Position:  

To provide direct care and administrative support services for an art studio serving people with disabilities, and ensuring policies, protocol, and procedures are implemented within daily operations.  

Job Duties:  

  • Assist in providing direct care services within an art studio for day habilitation and respite clients, including maintaining files, securing authorizations, maintaining vendor contracts.

  • Maintain the studio schedule to track client/artist attendance, vendor type and volunteer engagement.  Make weekly updates as new clients/artists are scheduled.

  • Maintain attendance log to report times clients/artists receive day habilitation or respite services, write daily service delivery logs (SDLs) for clients/artists receiving services.

  • Support the process for client/artist intake, includes scheduling interviews, registration form review, verifying funding, and correspondence to establish potential start dates.  

  • Complete monthly billing for service delivery of day habilitation and respite artists/clients.  Includes verification of attendance, accuracy and corrections of SDLs, creating invoices for each vendor and submission of invoice and SDLs via mail, email or hand delivery.  

  • Maintain verification of qualification forms for staff, includes scheduling staff trainings, performing background checks, and securing related required documentation.

  • Maintain a fire drill log and file, and facilitate fire drills, as required

  • Order and maintain art supplies for the studio with guidance from Studio Directors.

  • Provide support in volunteer engagement in the art studio, including the development of volunteer opportunity postings, working with a volunteer coordinator to recruit and secure positions, and provide assistance scheduling and supporting volunteer orientation.

Submit resume and letter of interest to info@imagineart.net