Employment

Think you are interested in joining our team?  Please submit a resume and cover letter to Evelyn Tidman at careers@monroeharding.org. Please list the position for which you are applying in the cover letter.

For ALL applicants
In addition the requirements and qualifications listed for each position, The Diana Screen® is administered to all potential applicants to help ensure that ethical boundaries between children and adults are maintained. At Monroe Harding, the safety and protection of the youth who have been entrusted to us is our #1 priority.

Applicants must pass a thorough background check and drug screen, and must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license.

Additionally, The Diana Screen® is administered to all potential applicants to help ensure that ethical boundaries between children and adults are maintained. At Monroe Harding, the safety and protection of the youth who have been entrusted to us is our #1 priority.

Monroe Harding is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Monroe Harding is committed to viewing and interacting with youth from a Trauma Informed perspective.   Staff understand normal and trauma impacted brain development and interact with youth in ways that encourage and restore normal brain functioning. Staff are curious about “what happened to the youth to cause current behavior” and work with them uniquely based upon their developmental level. Focus is on providing a safe and stable environment that encourages learning from mistakes and celebrating small advances in behavior or thought process. Staff models healthy emotional regulation skills, flexibility in working with others, and effective restoration of relationships after issues arise. 

 

Open Positions

Sr. Director of Development Communications The Senior Director of Development & Communications is a member of the agency’s senior management team and responsible under the direction of the President & CEO for planning, coordinating, and implementing the agency’s development, marketing, communications, and volunteer support services efforts. Development efforts include special events, annual appeals, and church, corporate, individual, in-kind, and private foundation giving. Specific duties include directly building and maintaining donor relationships; leading and training staff and volunteers in donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship best practices; supervising assigned staff; assisting with planning of Annual Report, annual fundraisers and other events; ensuring that budgeted goals are met; and, securing funding for special non-recurring projects.

Intake Coordinator – The Intake Coordinator (IC) will engage youth/young adult clients of Monroe Harding (MH) in an assessment process. They will facilitate exploration of each young person’s unique history, strengths, needs, skills, achievements, goals, and aspirations. The IC will establish helping relationships based on rapport and respect, utilize motivational interviewing skills, and administer formal assessments to guide clients through a process of self-discovery and personal future planning. The IC will introduce new clients to Monroe Harding (MH). They will begin the process of defining roles, managing expectations, establishing boundaries, and creating connections with incoming clients and will continue that process with existing clients. The IC will serve as a liaison between service recipients—whether new or long-term– and the organization. They will help service recipients navigate the array of programs available through MH and its network of community partners, connecting young people to those services that can best promote achievement of their individual goals. The IC will develop financial support strategies, accessing funds from sources such as SNAP E&T, VOCA, EFC, etc., to ensure that MH service recipients have the resources necessary to achieve their educational and vocational aspirations. The IC may manage a small caseload, but the IC will hand-off primary case management responsibility to members of MH’s direct service team. The IC will continue to provide high-level oversight of clients’ cases. The IC’s ongoing role includes monitoring clients’ progress toward their goals, assessing their degree of satisfaction with services, participating in the establishment and on-going development of clients’ individualized educational and employment plans, conducting follow-along or continuum programming with aftercare clients who are preparing to discharge from MH, etc.

Foster Care Resource Specialist – The Resource Specialist will provide resources to foster care children, birth families and foster families collaborating with DCS to insure the children’s needs are met to permanency (reunification or adoption).

Re-Engagement Hub Peer Support Worker – The Peer Support Worker (PSW) will assist in the creation of Monroe Harding’s Re-Engagement Hub to connect Opportunity youth to client-centered resources. The PSW is responsible for helping inform, advise, and consult Hub participants. The PSW acts as an advocate, mentor, and peer counselor. They also accompany Hub participants in community related activities (i.e. Job interviews, courts, school enrollment, etc.) The PSW takes a leadership role in classes and community outreach and advocates for systemic improvement

Contact Information and Procedure:

Think you are interested in joining our team?  Please submit a resume and cover letter to Evelyn Tidman at careers@monroeharding.org. Please list the position for which you are applying in the cover letter.

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