Employment Application

Tennessee Voices for Children is currently accepting applications for the positions listed below. Please complete our application and mail or fax to our Nashville office, in addition to applying online for our open positions.

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Tennessee Voices for Children is an agency which focuses on not only empowerment of children and their families but also empowerment of our staff. A career at TVC offers a motivating and team player environment with a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Life Insurance, 403b plan with match and supplemental benefits options – in addition to twelve (12) paid holidays and a generous PTO accrual system.

TVC Careers

Title:                                         Healthy Transitions Support Specialist

Program:                                 Healthy Transitions

Location:                                 Goodlettsville, TN

Qualifications:  Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent. Personal experience with children’s emotional and behavioral health issues and in navigating child-serving systems. Non-profit organization experience and work history within child serving systems preferred.

Skills & Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of the service area and of resources for youth.
  • Knowledge of the developmental, mental, emotional, relational, and social needs of children.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to various internal and external audiences both in person, and through various electronic media.
  • Familiarity with social media sites (i.e. Facebook, twitter, Instagram, SnapChat)
  • Ability to conduct presentations in front of large audiences
  • Desire to help and support parents of youth, with strong customer service skills.
  • Commitment to system of care principles, cultural competency & effective team work.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving/creative thinking skills.
  • Basic computer and writing skills.

 Duties & Responsibilities/Principal Activities:

  • Work closely with the Project Director, Program Manager and State Transition Team to accomplish grant goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of the service area and of resources for youth.
  • Ensure youth and families/natural supports, where appropriate, are engaged in all aspects of the grant, including social marketing outreach efforts.
  • Assist with the promotion Healthy Transitions activities and outreach through social media outlets as well as mental health stigma reduction.
  • Work closely with Program Manager and provide input to the State Transition Team to coordinate and oversee the development of the outreach and engagement efforts for transition-age youth in Local Laboratories.
  • Assist with the development of the CPRS Curriculum as needed, as well as other duties involving the Young Adult Leadership Council
  • Provide support for the Young Adult Leadership Council within the Local Laboratories as needed
  • Participate in training programs, task forces and committees at a local, state and/or national level that will enhance the provision of implementation of TN-HTI for transition age youth as suggested by Program Manager
  • Work with the Evaluation team, Project Director and Program Manager to ensure evaluation activities are youth-driven and youth-guided.
  • Other duties and/or tasks as assigned.
Title:                                         Statewide Family Support Network Program  Manager

Program:                                 Statewide Family Support Network (SFSN)

Location:                                 Goodlettsville, TN

Qualifications:  Master’s in Social Work, Psychology, Education, or related field is preferred with experience working with mental health, disabilities, or special populations preferred. At least 3 years of experience in working with parents of children/youth, volunteers, state and local agencies, and task forces or other community groups and in parent training, consultation and support. Three years of experience in supervisory role preferred. Experience in networking with other agencies, organizations, and coalitions.

Skills & Knowledge Required:

  • Excellent collaboration, customer service, supervisory, management and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of the service area and of resources for children with mental health issues.
  • Knowledge and personal experience with children who have behavioral disorders.
  • Knowledge and experience with the juvenile justice, educational, and other child-serving systems.
  • Desire to help and support parents of children with SED, with strong customer service skills.
  • Commitment to system of care principles, cultural competency & effective teamwork.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving/creative thinking skills.
  • Excellent written, computer, communication and problem-solving/creative thinking skills.
  • Established support system and access to resources.

 Duties & Responsibilities/Principal Activities:

  • Oversight and coordination of all program activities, planning, support, and implementation.
  • Supervision of Outreach Specialists and daily operations of program in the 3 grand regions
  • Coordination of SFSN trainings across the state that do not relate to other specific grants
  • Coordination to ensure that informational materials are strategically represented at various conferences, health and information fairs across the state
  • Ensure development of family leaders and family support groups across the state, including active recruitment and training of facilitators and on-going consultation and technical assistance
  • Participate in policy making and advisory groups to support parents and to facilitate collaboration between professionals and parents
  • Actively advocate for best practice and system of care principles for children and families in a variety of settings (i.e. mental health planning councils, coalitions, court, and school meetings)
  • Encourage and support the coordination of services for children with SED and their families
  • Ensure that Outreach Specialists participate in regional and community meetings, tasks forces and coalitions related to the various child/youth serving systems in the state.
  • Ensures that all data and reports are properly managed and documented.
  • Collaborates with the Program Director on program scope of services, implementation and sustainability.
  • Other duties and/or tasks as assigned.
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TVC Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

TVC does not discriminate on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service. I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for TVC to hire me. If I am hired, I understand that either TVC or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of TVC has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary. I attest with my signature below that I have given to TVC true and complete information on this application. No requested information has been concealed. I authorize TVC to contact references provided for employment reference checks. If any information I have provided is untrue, or if I have concealed material information, I understand that this will constitute cause for the denial of employment or immediate dismissal.