Young Adult Resource Coordinator

Who We Are Looking For

The Resource Coordinator works with social service providers across Metro Nashville to remove/reduce barriers to access for service recipients, including scheduling services, finding transportation, childcare issues, financial limitations/barriers, physical inaccessibility, translation/interpretation needs, discrimination/disenfranchisement issues, technology/information management/data transfer challenges, etc. Engage and connect with clients to sometimes advocate for them in crisis situations.

Responsibilities of the Resource Coordinator

Along with other duties, the Resource Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

  • Meet with young adults to learn more about their barriers including housing, identification, transportation, mental health, and safety
  • Connect service recipients with agencies, programs, and service providers whose areas of focus are most congruent with the clients’ unique strengths, needs, and goals
  • Utilize trauma-specific treatment Be culturally sensitive and ensure that all the participant’s interactions with MH are healing, positive, and non-triggering
  • Develop tools for follow up with service recipients and community providers to determine progress, needs and satisfaction
  • Facilitating group classes/activities, as well as in providing one‐on‐one support to program participants
  • Enter client activity in Apricot daily
  • Recruit young adult participants, assist with intake, and goal setting
  • Serve as advocates and voices for the clients.
  • Assist clients with resumes, interview skills, job searches and applications
  • Assist clients with SNAP benefits

What we expect in a Resource Coordinator at Monroe Harding

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in social services/education/employment services or a related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience training in a group setting.

Qualifications Required

  • Knowledge of community agencies and services available to the client population.
  • Ability to assess and recognize strengths and needs of young adults and their children.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to service recipient cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Ability to use sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Relates in a positive manner to youth and adults regardless of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
  • Proven experience working with young adults ages 16-26.


  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Client focused
  • Patient yet persistent
  • Strong organizational and planning abilities
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries with clients
  • Group facilitation skills

Applicants must pass thorough background check and drug screen.  Must have 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.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary: $42,000
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance available (90-100% coverage paid by Monroe Harding for the employee)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Generous paid time off package
  • 401k (Monroe Harding will match up to 4%)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Professional development and training

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