DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Volunteers of America Texas, a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the vulnerable reach their full potential, has selected Angela King as President and CEO. The Arlington resident has served as interim CEO for the organization since June 2014 and was previously the Senior Vice President of Aging Services for Volunteers of America.
As President and CEO, King will oversee a staff of 330 and an operating budget of $20 million. VOA Texas serves people whose lives have been shattered by poverty, addiction, and joblessness through a number of services in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and Austin.
“As a national staff member, Angela has had the opportunity to see programs around the country,” said Mike King, President and CEO, Volunteers of America. “She has a wide variety of experience in program management that will serve our clients well in Texas. We are thrilled to have her as a permanent fixture for our Texas affiliate.”
King’s career with Volunteers of America began in Texas nearly 30 years ago. Since then, she has implemented a variety of social services programs on the state and national level.
King’s service goes beyond the contributions she has made to Volunteers of America. She is the current Vice President of the American Network of Community Options and Resources, a national, nonprofit trade association representing more than 800 private community providers of services to people with disabilities. She also provides leadership training seminars for the Southwest Society of Service Coordinators and National Conference of Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professionals.
King earned a Master’s of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of South Alabama.
About Volunteers of America Texas
Volunteers of America Texas is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that strengthens communities by helping the vulnerable reach their full potential. Services include addiction treatment, affordable housing, intellectual and developmental disabilities services, community re-entry programs and a continuum of support services that address the needs of the whole person. With locations in more than 30 urban and rural communities, Volunteers of America Texas has been helping those who need the most help for close to 100 years. For information, visit www.voatx.org.