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Thank you for your interest in Capital IDEA! We do not currently have any job openings, but as soon as we do, we’ll post the open position here, as well as on these job boards: Mission Capitol Indeed WorkInTexas.com Idealist Christine’s List Employer Profile – What’s it Like to Work at Capital IDEA? At Capital […]

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Job Posting: Career Navigator – CLOSED

TEAMWORK & STUDENT SUCCESS | Capital IDEA is growing and is looking for an experienced case manager (3+ years of day to day case management experience working with adults receiving direct services and/or high school students transitioning into college). The Career Navigator provides case management for about 100 adult students and guides them through successful […]

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Job Posting: Part-time Digital Engagement Coordinator – CLOSED

The Digital Engagement Coordinator is a social media sharing machine. He or she knows how to repackage old content in fresh ways as well as generate ideas for new content that engages with different online audiences while staying true to our organization’s identity, voice, and mission. We’re looking for 1-3 years’ experience but will also […]

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Published: Capital IDEA’s 20th Anniversary Annual Report

Dear Friends, This past year, Capital IDEA celebrated 20 years of lifting adults out of poverty and into living wage careers through education. As an avid runner, I can say that leading Capital IDEA these past two decades has been much like a marathon with progress coming one step at a time. We’ve not only […]

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I’m Not Going Down Those Old Roads

GRADUATE SPEAKER Jeremy spoke at Captial IDEA’s Celebration of Achievements in February 2019 and was featured in Capital IDEA’s 2018 Annual Report. Good afternoon, my name is Jeremy Acosta and I’m honored to be here as a Capital IDEA alumn and one of the first graduates to come from the IT Career ACCelerator when it […]

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JOB POST: Digital Engagement Coordinator

Job Description: Digital Engagement Coordinator part-time | social media, web, and email marketing POSITION SUMMARY: The Digital Engagement Coordinator is a social media sharing machine. He or she knows how to repackage old content in fresh ways as well as generate ideas for new content that engages with different online audiences while staying true to […]

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PEO Request for Proposals

Capital IDEA is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide comprehensive, up-to-date, and cost-effective services of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO). Capital IDEA currently employs a passionate, professional staff of 26 individuals who support our mission. We aim to provide our staff with a comprehensive benefits package with maximum support and minimal payroll and benefit […]

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JOB POSTING: Development Officer (CLOSED)

Join our team! The Development Officer is a key contributor to the success of Capital IDEA. You’ll be joining a passionate team and supporting our fund development efforts through grant writing and reporting, event coordination, prospect research, and donation tracking and acknowledgment. We’re looking for three years’ professional experience in nonprofit fund development, grant writing, […]

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Published: Capital IDEA's 2017 Annual Report

Highlights From an Oustanding Year 2017 ANNUAL REPORT Capital IDEA’s 2017 Annual Report is now available online. We are proud to share these highlights from an outstanding year of lifting working adults out of poverty and into living wage careers through education. We hope you enjoy reading about student successes because this report is chock-full […]

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Published: Capital IDEA’s 2017 Annual Report

Highlights From an Oustanding Year 2017 ANNUAL REPORT Capital IDEA’s 2017 Annual Report is now available online. We are proud to share these highlights from an outstanding year of lifting working adults out of poverty and into living wage careers through education. We hope you enjoy reading about student successes because this report is chock-full […]

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Partner Spotlight: A Day in the Community with United Way of Williamson County

Capital IDEA is honored to be a grantee of the United Way of Williamson County. UWWC unites people and organizations to build stronger communities and improve lives. By stabilizing families, helping kids succeed academically, and empowering good health, United Way is working towards a community where people thrive, lead healthy lives, and everyone has the […]

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Escalating Gains: The Full Report

Dear Friends, We are pleased to share the below report with you. The success of any workforce development program is cause for celebration, and we are especially thrilled for the success of Project QUEST. The leaders of COPS/Metro and the San Antonio business community generously shared the Project QUEST model with Austin Interfaith and business […]

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Published: Capital IDEA's 2016 Annual Report

As Capital IDEA approaches its 20th year, we are seeing impacts extend beyond simply good careers for our graduates and new skilled workers for the economy. We celebrated our 1300th graduate last year, Amy Lopez-Escobedo—she not only has gone from struggling in unskilled, low-income jobs to becoming a Registered Nurse, she has now become a […]

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Published: Capital IDEA’s 2016 Annual Report

As Capital IDEA approaches its 20th year, we are seeing impacts extend beyond simply good careers for our graduates and new skilled workers for the economy. We celebrated our 1300th graduate last year, Amy Lopez-Escobedo—she not only has gone from struggling in unskilled, low-income jobs to becoming a Registered Nurse, she has now become a […]

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Partner Spotlight: St. David's Foundation

Health care costs are constantly in the news—but seldom is it good news. St. David’s HealthCare and St. David’s Foundation have created unique exceptions where the news is invariably good. St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. St. David’s Foundation reinvests proceeds […]

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Partner Spotlight: St. David’s Foundation

Health care costs are constantly in the news—but seldom is it good news. St. David’s HealthCare and St. David’s Foundation have created unique exceptions where the news is invariably good. St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. St. David’s Foundation reinvests proceeds […]

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Partner Spotlight: Central Health

VIDEO: An Austin mom is giving her family a holiday gift they’ll never forget – she graduated from Austin Community College District Associate Degree Nursing Program this week and now plans to help Travis County solve its nursing shortage. Central Health partnered with the City of Austin to secure federal dollars, which allowed Capital IDEA […]

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Capital IDEA: Information for Former ITT Tech Students

In response to the news that many Austin area students have been impacted by the shutdown of ITT Tech, Capital IDEA has put together three short lists of recommendations for those students who wish to move forward in their education and careers. 3 Excellent Education Options in the Greater Austin Area Capital IDEA has worked […]

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