Employee 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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TVC Employee Application

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.

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Title:  Family Support Provider

Program:  Family Connections

Location:  Davidson County, TN 

Qualifications:   Minimum of high school diploma – bachelor degree preferred. Family member or caregiver of child with mental health diagnosis. Personal experience with children’s mental 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 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 team work.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving/creative thinking skills.
  • Established support system and access to resources.
  • Basic computer and writing skills.

 Duties & Responsibilities/Principal Activities:

  • Assists the family in navigating various child-serving systems and in connecting with resources.
  • Assists assigned families in securing both formal & informal supports to meet the family’s needs.
  • Assists families/caregivers to develop attainable goals that help the child function better in the home, school and community through promoting and modeling system of care.
  • Facilitates Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings:
    • Develops agenda with caregiver; lead the meeting if caregiver not willing/ready to do so.
    • Arranges for time and place of meeting.
    • Ensures that CFT and other required paperwork are completed as instructed.
    • Completes and disseminates service plan to team members with their tasks highlighted.
    • Schedules subsequent CFT meetings and provides members with date, time & location.
    • Partners with family/CFT members in identifying and overcoming barriers/service gaps.
  • Monitors the progress of the Service Plan as the primary contact person for completion of tasks.
  • Assists the family in securing medication management, psychological/psychiatric evaluations if needed.
  • Assists Youth and Family Therapist in completing Strengths-Based Assessment and flex fund requests.
  • Models and teaches effective advocacy skills, provides caregiver active support and regular visits.
  • Ensure that we conform to CARF standards applicable to the services provided.
  • Other duties and/or tasks as assigned.

Title:  Nurturing Parenting Facilitator

Program:  Child Abuse Prevention Services

Location:  Upper Cumberland

Qualifications: Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent – bachelor degree preferred. Family member or caregiver of child with emotional, behavioral, or mental health disorder. 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.  Early childhood experience preferred.

Skills & Knowledge Required:

  • Experienced in training and recruiting individuals and caregivers, as well as coalition building.
  • Professional development training and technical assistance skills.
  • Experience in building and maintaining professional relationships with local agencies and individuals in the community (particularly the Upper Cumberland Region).
  • Experience and capabilities of working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Knowledge and personal experience with children who have emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Knowledge and experience with the juvenile justice, educational, and other child-serving systems.
  • Knowledge of the service area and of resources for children with mental health and co-occurring disorders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • Proven commitment to system of care principles and to working effectively as a part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving/creative thinking skills.
  • Proficient computer and writing skills.

 Duties & Responsibilities/Principal Activities:

  • Marketing to and recruitment of training participants and volunteers- giving special attention to participant needs and superb customer service to participants through all events.
  • Securing and managing training logistics, including event space.
  • Provide Nurturing Parenting training to families, a minimum of twenty-three (23) eligible participants each quarter.
  • Utilize social media and other marketing strategies to engage and recruit trainees.
  • Responding to communications and training requests, including on-going communications, project-based communications, and upcoming events, as well as coordinating the responses to requests.
  • Housing, maintaining, and updating the documentation and databases pertaining to training programs and participants.
  • Ensure that we conform to CARF standards applicable to the services provided.
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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.