Social Work/Counseling/Therapist


Youth Villages is hosting an Interview Day & Hiring Event on Thursday, April 13th from 1 pm – 5 pm for qualified candidates. Submit an application today to be considered! Invitation Only.

Program Overview
Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.  Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes.  Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

Position Overview
Teaches the children necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care.
Assists in treatment planning for each child.
Conducts daily documentation such as contact notes, milieu notes, and precautionary notes.
Participates in client transports to various locations
Participates in recreation therapy with children.
Improves children’s behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.
Conducts group and 1 on 1 counseling sessions

Additional Information
The TC (Teacher Counselor) schedule runs either Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat
Three weekdays: (M-W or W-F) 2:00pm-10:30pm
One weekend day: 6:30am-10:30pm
Some TCs spend the night once or twice a week on the campus and have additional responsibility for waking the residents and directing them with their morning routine.  This schedule also provides counselors with a three day weekend. (Please note: Counselors do not live on the campuses and are responsible for securing their own residencies.)  Each campus differs on their schedule structure and rotations and can be discussed further with a specific hiring manager.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree is required
Experience working with at-risk youth a major plus
Experience working with youth is required
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

 

 

CLOSING
Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

 

Please apply, here!

 

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Below are employment opportunities to serve within Agape:
1. Administrative Assistant (Development Department)—1 position available
2. Volunteer Coordinator—1 position available
3. Volunteer Services Specialist I—1 position available
4. Volunteer Services Specialist II (revised posting of Volunteer Services Specialist position in February 2016)—1 position available
5. Finance & Accounting Supervisor—1 position available
6. School-Based Connector (formerly known as ASD Connector)—4 positions available
7. Operations Technician—1 position available

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to the Human Resources Department at Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org.  Please see attached descriptions for additional details of roles and expectations.

Agape Employment Opportunities-053116

 

Loving Arms, LLC looking for caregivers and house managers. House managers oversee the activities and caregivers of the house. Caregivers for the elderly and special needs individuals. House managers must have experience. Looking in the Memphis and Jackson areas but really need someone that lives in Arlington. Memphis, call 901-692-7948 or in Jackson call Anthony Cuyler at 731-512-1173.

The Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc. is looking for a ministry minded person.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Anyone interested in applying and want to be considered for an interview, please forward your résumé tokjones@ncclife.org no later than 12:00p on Friday, February 19, 2016. Please see the job description below.

HUMAN SERVICES WORKER – JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Human Services Worker

STATUS: Full-Time

HOURS: 40 Hours per week

General Purpose of Position:

Provides case management services to parents with children between the ages of newborn (0) and five (5).

 Responsibilities:

  • Should have a thorough knowledge of Compassionate Ministries’ departmental policies and procedure manual.
  • Should exhibit a pleasant demeanor with neighbors, agency representatives and staff when performing daily tasks.
  • Conduct comprehensive social and economic well-being assessments for each parent/care-giver.
  • In conjunction with parent/care-giver, develop an individual action plan for improving the quality of life for self and children.
  • Monitors, tracks & documents parent/care-giver’s progress in achieving goals.
  • Reviews action plans with parent/care-givers at least every 30 days or as needed.
  • Updates and ensures logs and database are current and accurate.
  • Works with local service delivery network to make service referrals
  • Develop collaborative relationships with community based organizations and agencies that provide support services, and resources.
  • Reviews and provides program and client specific summary reports for management review
  • Performs any other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent with one year or more year’s social services experience.
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to motivate clients to take action
  • Ability to understand multi-step written and oral procedures/instructions
  • Adherence to NCC policies/procedures, including safety practices
  • Ability to demonstrate intermediate knowledge and use of MS Office Suite (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Interest in and the ability to articulate the NCC Statement of Faith, Mission and Values
  • Valid Tennessee driver’s license and insurance

CONTINUUM OF CARE DIRECTOR

(Posting Date: 2/15/2016, Closing Date: 2/29/2016)

  

Position Summary: The Continuum of Care Planning Director is responsible for executing the agreement between the Memphis/Shelby County Homeless Consortium and CAFTH that designates CAFTH as the Collaborative Applicant for the Continuum of Care (CoC) and the CoC Planning Lead Agency. This includes providing year round CoC planning, support to the Consortium, technical assistance, and oversight of all CoC related committees and Mayors’ Action Plan to End Homelessness activities.

Further information regarding qualifications, job description, core competencies, etc. are in the attached document.  Interested applicants should apply using the method that is specified in the posting, and include a cover letter with your submission. The position title should appear in the subject line.  Please be advised that only resumes that are submitted by the closing date will be considered.

Coc Planning Director Posting 02152016

The Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc. is looking for a ministry minded person.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Anyone interested in applying and want to be considered for an interview, please forward your résumé to kjones@ncclife.org no later than 12:00 pm on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Please see the job description below.

PLACEMENT & PROGRAM SUPPORT

JOB DESCRIPTION

STATUS: Part-Time \ HOURS: 25 Hours per week

COMPENSATION:  TBD

General Purpose of Position:

Provide support to the Director in the daily operations of the site.

 Responsibilities:

  • Should have a thorough knowledge of the The House’s departmental policies and procedures manual.
  • Should exhibit a pleasant demeanor with neighbors, agency representatives and staff when answering the phone, greeting guests and neighbors and when performing other daily tasks.
  • Prepare the sites for programs by arranging the available office space to host the programs.
  • Aggressively recruit participants for WorkLife, WES and all other programs and events (proved by weekly status updates). Recruiting includes letting neighbors know about the programs that are available at the site.
  • Should be able to identify the needs of participants to maximize their optimal potential.
  • Create and maintain relationships with participants.  Make follow-up calls to participants as needed.
  • Should be able to identify needs and direct in right direction.
  • Assist with maintaining an environment for learning during programs.
  • Maintain accurate/updated office files for program participants.
  • Utilize the referral information per the departmental manual to assist with other services that NCC may not offer or have the available sources to accommodate the needs.
  • Attend all departmental meetings and program planning sessions.

 

Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • Associates’ Degree in Social Work or related field preferred.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in case management.
  • Desire to work in urban ministry preferred.
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.
  • Must possess interpersonal skills to work with adults.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and use of MS Office Suite (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Interest in and ability to articulate the NCC Statement of Faith, Mission, and Values.

Job title: Family Services Client Assessment Specialist

Reports to Emergency Services program director; part-time (25 hours/week); non-exempt; $16.50-18.70/hour

Closing Date: July 10, 20115                                    

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

Position Summary

The family services client assessment specialist screens and assists households who are in crisis and applying for assistance. This position provides screening to outside agency clients, inputs data, faxes intakes, tracks expenditures, and serves as the program liaison to community partners.

Qualifications

  1. Associate degree or two years’ post high school education
  2. Two years’ office or customer service experience
  3. Two years of experience in a social service environment
  1. Proficiency at operating communication systems (computers, email, laptops, telephone, faxes, scanners, and presentation equipment), and Microsoft Word and Excel

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks 

Promptly and accurately screen walk-in clients for financial assistance, assisting those eligible to prevent utility cut-offs or eviction using the current Emergency Services guidelines.

  • Provide direct service to program participants with a culture of excellence and professionalism in action at all times
  • Complete the intake application promptly and accurately to ensure that client services are effective, timely, and meet all grant compliance procedures
  • Scan all documents needed to complete intake in a timely manner
  • Verify that client is eligible for assistance by verifying the information provided, or by written and/or collateral contact with the third party as needed
  • Collaborate with outside sources on behalf of clients, such as MLGW, landlords, mortgage holders, and others agencies as needed

Screen clients from outside agencies (e.g. United Way), input data, fax intakes and track expenditures, and serve as the program liaison to specific community partners.

  • Screen clients and process outside agency intake for financial assistance
  • Submit intake to agency for payment
  • Track expenditures daily
  • Assist program director in maintaining required FEMA documents in client file in preparation for the annual FEMA audit

Input intakes into the CoactionNet system in a timely and accurate manner to prevent interruption of client utility services or to prevent eviction

  • Enter client data into the computer accurately each day to generate requests for assistance
  • Relay MIFA’s intent to pay via fax to MLGW or the landlord vendor

Other Responsibilities 

  • Input denied applications, screen for food pantry, and back up receptionist as needed. Serve as back-up for other family programs, such as screening for emergency shelter placement and Memphis Strong Families Initiative
  • Capable of operating various database systems
  • Ability to provide direct service to program participants
  • Experience coordinating and executing multiple tasks and projects
  • Experience coordinating operational systems in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to welcome all people with sensitivity
  • Ability to work well with clients and volunteers
  • Possess good people skills and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to complete duties on schedule with little or no supervision
  • Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

 

MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

MIFA employment guidelines

MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.

MIFA is a non-smoking facility.

Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.

Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.

Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.

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