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Job Opportunities



The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults is committed to recruiting, hiring, retaining, and promoting all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, visible or invisible disability, veteran status, religion or beliefs, genetic or health information, marital or familial status, or any other legally protected class.  

To more safely serve our vulnerable clients and protect our employees, the COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees. In accordance with EEOC guidelines, unless you have a verifiable medical condition, disability or strongly-held religious belief, the vaccine is a condition of employment.


Position: Stability Life Coach (2 vacancies)

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under direct supervision of the Stability and Housing Program Manager, the Building Stable Lives (BSL) Stability Life Coach will provide assessment, screening, referral to other agencies, follow-up with clients, coaching on how to work through the system of services and advocacy services on behalf of clients in community-based setting(s). Position helps clients obtain services necessary for becoming self-sufficient through collaboration with Partnership programs and other providers based on the development plan agreed upon with the client. Position helps the client work on eliminating barriers to self-sufficiency. This position reports directly to the Stability & Housing Supervisor. The position will coordinate with other BSL staff, neighborhood groups, and other community partners and service providers on behalf of the client. This position will be self-initiated, well organized, able to work independently, and willing to flex the work schedule as necessary to meet client needs.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a social service or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. At least two (2) years of case management, counseling and community organizing experience required. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $21.54 per hour ($42,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Position: Rape Crisis Center Manager

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the VSS Program Director (PD), the Rape Crisis Center Manager provides supervision of Rape Crisis Center (RCC) employees and direct services to victims of sexual assault and/or friends and family members of victims and community outreach regarding sexual assault and access to services available. The RCC Supervisor performs all related activities including: 1) assessment; 2) providing information and referral; 3) hotline counseling, crisis intervention, and crisis counseling; 4) linking with appropriate agency and community resources; 5) advocating on the victim’s behalf (i.e. court advocacy); 6) public awareness/education and outreach activities; 7) grant management assistance including reports; 8) supervision of RCC employees/interns/volunteers; 9) liaise and coordination of cases as a participant in the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART); and 10) assist the PD with the overall operations of the program. 

Education & Experience: A Master’s degree in social work or a related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree required. Three (3) to five (5) years of combined relevant experience in a social services field and/or supervisory or responsible administrative role preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required. 

Starting Salary: Exempt, $50,000 annually

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Staff Accountant I

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: The Staff Accountant I is a critical member of the Fiscal Services team, reporting to the CFO. This position will perform a variety of duties related to financial preparation and reporting including, but not limited to accounts payables and accounts receivables transactions processing, general ledger maintenance, journal entries month-end closing as well as variance analysis, entering financial transactions and budget data into the accounting software and other special projects as assigned.  

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university strongly preferred. Recent graduates with a four (4) year degree are encouraged to apply. A minimum of one (1) year of accounting experience desirable. One (1) to three (3) years non-profit accounting experience preferred. Knowledge of/experience with Office Dynamics 365/Business Central a plus. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $22.00 per hour ($42,900 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Domestic Violence (DV) Community Case Manager

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Community Client Services Program Manager, the Domestic Violence Community Case Manager (DVCCM) provides case management services to assist clients who may be victims of crime related to issues of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking. Services will include, but not be limited to, providing families and individuals with the tools to be safe and independent; hotline services, crisis intervention and counseling, shelter, case management, and advocacy. The DVCCM will work with VSS staff in various departments including the case management team, house management team, crisis team, interns, community partners including paraprofessionals and volunteers for quality assurance in implementation of Council on Accreditation (COA), National Association of Social Workers (NASW) case management standards, and the Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Administrative Manual. 

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field, such as psychology, sociology, human services, criminal justice, or other human/behavioral degree preferred. Two (2) years of satisfactory work experience in social work or human services field or responsible or administrative role. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Family Justice Center (FJC) Sexual Assault Liaison 

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the RCC Program Manager, the Family Justice Center Sexual Assault Liaison links Partnership’s Victim Support Services Rape Crisis Center Services with the Chattanooga Family Justice Center. The position provides advocacy services for the Rape Crisis Center and Family Violence Center to assist clients who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The focus is to provide services that will assist and empower the client to move from victim to self-sufficiency and independence and to break the cycle of abuse and violence. The FJC SA Liaison will provide crisis counseling, court advocacy, sexual assault advocacy during forensic medical exams at the RCC, provide case management, provide referrals to PFCA programs and the community, answer the PFCA Crisis Hotlines, participate in the VSS on-call rotation, and attend Crisis (staff and client) and VSS meetings as applicable. The FJC SA Liaison will also participate and/or assist in facilitating all multidisciplinary teams related to VSS, which include but are not limited to the LAP weekly meetings and the High Risk Intervention Team monthly meetings (when the case involves sexual assault) and the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) monthly meetings.  

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent, preferred. One (1) year of relevant experience in a social services field. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Crisis Advocate - 2nd Shift

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Lead Crisis Advocate, provides advocacy services to assist clients who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The focus is to provide a centralized intake, information and referral approach that will assess and route clients to appropriate internal shelter or non-residential services or external community based resources.  The Crisis component facilitates the VSS Call Center that encompasses, answers, and staffs the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) and traditional Family Violence/Sexual Assault Hotlines and walk-in service requests. Work with the VSS staff in various departments including the case management team, house management team, crisis team, & interns, community partners including paraprofessionals and volunteers for quality assurance in implementation of Council on Accreditation (COA), National Association of Social Workers (NASW) case management standards and the Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Administrative Manual.

Education & Experience: Associate degree preferred in human service a related field such as psychology, sociology or other human and behavioral courses with one (1) year of satisfactory work experience in human services field. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus but not required

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Sexual Assault Advocate 

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the RCC Program Manager, the Family Justice Center Sexual Assault Liaison links Partnership’s Victim Support Services Rape Crisis Center Services with the Chattanooga Family Justice Center. The position provides advocacy services for the Rape Crisis Center and Family Violence Center to assist clients who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The focus is to provide services that will assist and empower the client to move from victim to self-sufficiency and independence and to break the cycle of abuse and violence. The FJC SA Liaison will provide crisis counseling, court advocacy, sexual assault advocacy during forensic medical exams at the RCC, provide case management, provide referrals to PFCA programs and the community, answer the PFCA Crisis Hotlines, participate in the VSS on-call rotation, and attend Crisis (staff and client) and VSS meetings as applicable. The FJC SA Liaison will also participate and/or assist in facilitating all multidisciplinary teams related to VSS, which include but are not limited to the LAP weekly meetings and  the High Risk Intervention Team monthly meetings (when the case involves sexual assault) and the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) monthly meetings. 

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent, preferred. One (1) year of relevant experience in a social services field. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required.  

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Part-Time Youth Well-Being Coach (18-20 hours per week)

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Program Supervisor, the Youth Well-Being Coach (YWBC) works alongside the YHDP team to provide support and therapeutic and life skills programming to youth and young adults who have a history of or are experiencing homelessness and victimization, such as childhood physical or sexual abuse, neglect, or exposure to domestic violence. Utilizing trauma-informed, strengths- and evidence-based approaches, the YWBC will provide individual and group counseling to youth and young adults who have experienced trauma through familial abuse (physical, sexual, domestic violence, neglect) and will empower participants to overcome barriers and maximize healing to live a fulfilling life.   

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field required. Individuals currently pursuing a Master’s degree or other higher education in counseling, mental health, trauma, social work, or similar are encouraged to apply. Minimum of two (2) years of social work, counseling, or similar relevant experience working with clients that have experienced trauma due to victimization, with a special focus on issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or childhood abuse or neglect. Knowledge of counseling/therapeutic best-practices, concepts, ethics, frameworks, models, and documentation requirements preferred. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $25.00 per hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Rapid Re-Housing Case Manager

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Program Supervisor, the Rapid Re-Housing Case Manager (RRCM) must be able to develop strong working relationships with the client population, namely youth and young adults experiencing homeless, and be able to relate to individuals making significant life decisions and be supportive of increasing their independence. The RRCM will focus intently on identifying housing needs and engaging and creating active partnerships with landlords to find sustainable housing for program participants, with the understanding that maintaining these vital relationships directly correlates to the program's long-term success.   

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other related field (psychology, sociology, behavioral courses, etc.) from an accredited college or university required. Coursework or knowledge in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or human development a plus. Minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience in case management, housing, service coordination or similar required. Knowledge of homelessness and/or barriers to housing a plus but not required. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $20.51 per hour ($40,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Care Specialist - Hamilton & Bradley Counties

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Program Manager, the Care Specialist provides homemaking and supportive services to enhance the comfort of clients in their homes. Adheres to the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults’ performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the agency. This position maintains a flexible, organized, and efficient work schedule. 

Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent (HiSET, GED, etc.) preferred but not required.  Experience: At least six (6) months of experience and training as a Care Specialist required. Must possess a valid driver’s license with good driving record and an insured vehicle and be able to pass criminal history, child/adult abuse, and sexual perpetrator background checks.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $15.00 per hour ($29,250 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Human Resources Assistant

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Human Resources Manager (HRM), the Human Resources Assistant (HRA) is responsible for accomplishing the confidential, administrative tasks and services necessary to support effective and efficient operations of the agency’s HR Department. The HRA will perform required duties to ensure seamless completion of full-cycle employment activities, including interviewing, hiring, pre-hire, new employee orientation, benefits administration, and termination. The HRA will cross train with the HRM to build on own knowledge and expertise and maintain a seamless, synergetic HR function. 

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred but not required. Associate’s degree in business, human resources, or related field required. Two (2) to three (3) years of satisfactory work experience in a responsible administrative, business, human resources, or other similar role. Familiarity with the human resources function and/or HRIS or similar databases a plus but not required. Bilingual a plus but not required. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $20.51 per hour ($40,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: House Manager - 2nd Shift

Availability: September 1st 

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Lead House Manager, this position is responsible for providing direct support and services to the shelter, after hours intake, conflict resolution, responding to hotline calls, and general cleaning as assigned. This position also completes data entry, serves as a backup resource for crisis advocates at the front desk, and is responsible for ensuring the safety of clients and providing basic client care – including compliance with COVID-19 protocols. The House Manager’s main goal is to ensure a healthy and positive shelter environment through life skills opportunities, community building activities, etc.

Education & Experience: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required. Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience in a social services field preferred. 

Salary: Non-Exempt, $16.41 per hour ($32,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Employment & Education Coordinator

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Stability & Housing Program Manager, the Employment and Education Coordination (EEC) provides employment and educational coaching to individuals and families are under- or unemployed, many of whom have experienced victimization. The EEC will collaborate with other Building Stable Lives (BSL) Life Coaches/staff and focus on identifying employment and educational needs or gaps, match clients with sustainable jobs, engage and create meaningful, active partnerships with employers and educational institutions, and maintain vital relationships to ensure the program's long-term success. 

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other related field (psychology, sociology, behavioral courses, etc.) from an accredited college or university. Coursework or knowledge in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or human development a plus. A minimum of two (2) years of case management, career readiness coaching, counseling, and/or other relevant experience strongly preferred. Knowledge of barriers to employment and education, such as skills gaps, history of incarceration, etc. a plus but not required. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $20.92 per hour ($40,794 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Staff Interpreter

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Interpreting Program Manager and with knowledge and fluency in American Sign Language (ASL), English-like sign systems and tactile forms of communication (voice to sign/sign to voice), the responsibilities of this position includes providing a full range of expert interpreting services in a variety of settings to include private industry, educational, medical, mental health, and governmental. When not interpreting, the Staff Interpreter will provide assistance in scheduling/coordinating interpreter services and other support, as required. The Staff Interpreter will maintain confidentiality of all assignment-related information including information that is conveyed verbally, in sign language, and written forms. 

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or graduation from an interpreter training program preferred. Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). Five (5) plus years of related experience preferred.  

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $35.00 per hour ($68,250 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Shelter Case Manager

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Lead Shelter Case Manager, the DV Shelter Case Manager provides case management/advocacy services in the Family Violence or Homeless Shelter to assist clients who maybe homeless or victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The Shelter case manager performs all related activities including: 1) intake and assessment for shelter housing, 2) assist the client in setting goal to be completed during their shelter experience, 3)provide support groups and life skills, 4) linking with appropriate agency and community resources, 5) advocating on the victim’s behalf, 6) maintaining a shelter environment that is conducive to client success and, 7) performing basic administrative tasks.

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field, such as psychology, sociology, human services, criminal justice, or other human/behavioral degree. One (1) year of satisfactory work experience in a social/human services field. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Part-Time Weekend House Manager

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Lead House Manager, this position is responsible for providing direct support and services to the shelter; after hour intake; conflict resolution; responding to hotline calls; sexual assault advocacy and general cleaning as assigned. This position also completes data entry and serves as back up resource for crisis workers at the front desk .Responsible to ensure safety of clients and basic duties related to client care. House manager’s main goal is to ensure a healthy and positive shelter environment through life skills opportunities, community building activities, etc.

Education: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $16.41 per hour 

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner - Contract Position

Contract Position

Under the general supervision of the Nursing Coordinator and the Medical Director, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) will perform forensic medical exams on victims of sexual assault. The forensic medical exam involves a detailed history, a physical assessment including a pelvic exam, the collection of evidence, and the administration of prophylactic medications. The SANE must endure confidential, quality care for victims by attending to physical, emotional, and educational needs of each patient. The SANE may also serve as a witness providing objective observations for cases in the judicial system and may participate in a multidisciplinary team that reviews current cases for ongoing coordination. 

This is a contract position that requires a minimum of four (4) twelve-hour on-call shifts each month. Scheduling is determined one month in advance. The SANE must adhere to all agency and program policies and procedures to ensure quality care. SANE education and training can be obtained after hire and will be partially reimbursed by the organization. Training may take several months to complete.

Requirements: Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) or higher with an unencumbered license to practice in the State of Tennessee. Must live within one (1) hour of the organization. Must have or obtain professional liability insurance. The SANE should also have excellent writing skills, oral communication, and the ability to empathize and build rapport with patients and their families; the ability to attend meetings and training sessions; basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows and Word.

If interested, please contact SANE Coordinator at:

[email protected] or at (423) 755-2710.

The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults is a Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace.

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