A workshop about Power of Attorney for Minors and Property for immigrants will be held at Church Health, 1350 Concourse Ave., in the Community Room on Wed., 12/4/2019, 6 – 8 pm. Attorneys will be present at the event, which also includes an information session on immigrant rights. Church Health is coordinator of this event in partnership with Community Legal Center, Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition, and Comunidades Unidas En Una Voz (CUUV). Workshop is free but registration is required.

Register at https://www.churchhealth.org/POAworkshop or by calling 901-701-2229

 

Allison E. Jones, LMSW

Social Work Supervisor, Church Health

901-272-0003, ext. 2042

901-272-7179, fax

ChurchHealth.org

Match Support Specialist \ Volunteer In-take Coordinator (one full-time and one part-time)

Provide supportive counseling in a creative and challenging environment to volunteers (mentors), parents and children between the ages of 5-18 years of age.

Education: Bachelors degree in social work, counseling or education. Consideration will be given to related field with at least 2 years experience; or other combinations of education and experience.

Skills:

  • Experience working with families and children in crisis
  • Case management skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Good time management skills a must.

Send resume and cover letter specifying position to:

Human Resources | Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mid-South, Inc.

5050 Poplar Ave., Suite 528 | Memphis, TN 38157

Fax to 901-323-1889 or email to mwilliams@bbbsmidsouth.org

No phone calls please.

MAXIMUS TN Works is collaborating with The Department of Human Services and Case Management Inc. to host the 2nd Annual Health, Career and Education Fair on April 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 3230 Jackson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38122.

 

More info, soon.

The Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc. is looking for a ministry minded person.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Anyone interested in applying and want to be considered for an interview, please forward your résumé tokjones@ncclife.org no later than 12:00p on Friday, February 19, 2016. Please see the job description below.

HUMAN SERVICES WORKER – JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Human Services Worker

STATUS: Full-Time

HOURS: 40 Hours per week

General Purpose of Position:

Provides case management services to parents with children between the ages of newborn (0) and five (5).

 Responsibilities:

  • Should have a thorough knowledge of Compassionate Ministries’ departmental policies and procedure manual.
  • Should exhibit a pleasant demeanor with neighbors, agency representatives and staff when performing daily tasks.
  • Conduct comprehensive social and economic well-being assessments for each parent/care-giver.
  • In conjunction with parent/care-giver, develop an individual action plan for improving the quality of life for self and children.
  • Monitors, tracks & documents parent/care-giver’s progress in achieving goals.
  • Reviews action plans with parent/care-givers at least every 30 days or as needed.
  • Updates and ensures logs and database are current and accurate.
  • Works with local service delivery network to make service referrals
  • Develop collaborative relationships with community based organizations and agencies that provide support services, and resources.
  • Reviews and provides program and client specific summary reports for management review
  • Performs any other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent with one year or more year’s social services experience.
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to motivate clients to take action
  • Ability to understand multi-step written and oral procedures/instructions
  • Adherence to NCC policies/procedures, including safety practices
  • Ability to demonstrate intermediate knowledge and use of MS Office Suite (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Interest in and the ability to articulate the NCC Statement of Faith, Mission and Values
  • Valid Tennessee driver’s license and insurance

The Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc. is looking for a ministry minded person.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Anyone interested in applying and want to be considered for an interview, please forward your résumé to kjones@ncclife.org no later than 12:00 pm on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Please see the job description below.

PLACEMENT & PROGRAM SUPPORT

JOB DESCRIPTION

STATUS: Part-Time \ HOURS: 25 Hours per week

COMPENSATION:  TBD

General Purpose of Position:

Provide support to the Director in the daily operations of the site.

 Responsibilities:

  • Should have a thorough knowledge of the The House’s departmental policies and procedures manual.
  • Should exhibit a pleasant demeanor with neighbors, agency representatives and staff when answering the phone, greeting guests and neighbors and when performing other daily tasks.
  • Prepare the sites for programs by arranging the available office space to host the programs.
  • Aggressively recruit participants for WorkLife, WES and all other programs and events (proved by weekly status updates). Recruiting includes letting neighbors know about the programs that are available at the site.
  • Should be able to identify the needs of participants to maximize their optimal potential.
  • Create and maintain relationships with participants.  Make follow-up calls to participants as needed.
  • Should be able to identify needs and direct in right direction.
  • Assist with maintaining an environment for learning during programs.
  • Maintain accurate/updated office files for program participants.
  • Utilize the referral information per the departmental manual to assist with other services that NCC may not offer or have the available sources to accommodate the needs.
  • Attend all departmental meetings and program planning sessions.

 

Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • Associates’ Degree in Social Work or related field preferred.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in case management.
  • Desire to work in urban ministry preferred.
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.
  • Must possess interpersonal skills to work with adults.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and use of MS Office Suite (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Interest in and ability to articulate the NCC Statement of Faith, Mission, and Values.

Customer Service/Support Openings – 15 part-time case management counselor openings available with Maximus, Inc. (Shelby County Child Support office)

The IDEAL Candidate will possess the following additional education and experience (not necessarily will, however):

Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, OR relevant years’ experience in social services with a High School Diploma or GED, required
Proficient in Microsoft Office products
At least two (2) years of experience in social services as a case worker preferred
Ability to develop, evaluate, and implement a case management plan meeting all milestones
Ability to work with customers in a caring and respectful manner and with due understanding of and consideration for their unique circumstances
Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
Work is constantly performed in an office environment

Apply:  https://external-maximus.icims.com/jobs/8781/part-time-caseworker/job

The Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Memphis, TN, whose purpose is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in order to help victims of family violence. We are seeking a Navigator who is highly motivated to assist clients and process their individualized needs through the various services provided with partner agencies. This position will report to the Director of Client Services and will be an integral part of the growth of the organization. This is a grant funded position.

Job Title: Navigator

Reports To: Director of Client Services

Positions Supervised: None

Status: Permanent Full-Time FLSA: Exempt

Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday – Friday  Other as required

Job Summary: Assists clients in accessing services from on-site partners that accommodate the individual needs of the client.

Performs intake procedures to efficiently and effectively process clients through the organization. Provides consultation, case management and information, completes administrative records, performs client follow-up, assists with and participates in professional development activities and client community outreach.

Responsibilities:

Provides welcome and trauma-informed assessments, referral and follow-up.

 Welcomes clients and their families, assuring that the delivery of service is client centered and seamless.

 Works with volunteers to provide light refreshments and rest during the delivery of service.

 Assure that children receive child care while the client is receiving services.

 Coordinates schedules for appointments with partner agencies and clients; assists with follow-up for missed appointments.

 Provides and secures information from partner agencies based on client needs.

 Assists partners with client information and makes referrals to community agencies when appropriate.

 Assists clients with completing application for social service assistance, i.e., rent, utility, medication, clothing, transportation and victim’s compensation.

Provides consultation and case management.

 Consults with appropriate staff and partner agencies regarding client needs and problems.

 Completes the Danger Assessment and Safety Planning intake.

 Assists in consultation and education services to other agencies and organizations.

Completes all administrative records pertaining to clients and caseload assignments.

 Establishes and maintains client records and complies with all requirements related to documentation of services rendered.

 Completes clients statistical documentation/reports by established deadlines.

 Prepares and submits proper summaries and reports to other agencies and professionals promptly and in accordance with confidentiality protocols.

Assists with and participates in professional development activities and client and community outreach.

 Assists with the organization, preparation and provision of professional development activities for the organization and other professionals.

 Assists with the development and delivery of programs and activities promoting client outreach. Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

 Working knowledge of domestic violence dynamics and its impact on children and families.

 Ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds.

 Knowledge of community resources.

 Working knowledge of alcohol and drug abuse and its impact on children and families.

 Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software required.

Education and Experience

 Undergraduate degree in social work or similar discipline from an accredited program with at least two years direct client contact; or an associate degree with life experience and at least two years of client contact.

 Two years experience in providing direct service to domestic violence victims.

Family Safety Center Mission

Our mission is to provide one location that effectively combines civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of family violence.

Family Safety Center Vision

Our vision is a thriving community that embodies a spirit of compassion, collaboration and progressive change that values mutual respect, safety and serenity for all residents.

Family Safety Center Values

Honesty and Openness Flexibility

Quality Teamwork

Respect and Fairness Dedication

Diversity and Equality

Interested applicants: Please send cover letter and resume with salary history to: hr@familysafetycenter.org

Application deadline: May 15, 2015

PROMISE Development Corporation – Program Director Opening

Job Title: Program Director

Program: Permanent Supportive Housing Program

Reports To: Executive Director

Supervisory Responsibilities: Housing Advocates & Housing Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time

Summary:  Under the direction of the Executive Director (or designee) is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the Permanent Supportive Housing Program and staff.

Duties/Expectations:

1. Oversees program development, implementation, coordination and evaluation.

2. Develops and maintains policy and procedures for the program.

3. Oversees the daily operations of the program.

4. Ensures all appropriate documentation, scheduling, staffing and purchasing are completed accurately and timely.

5. Provides regular supervision to Housing Program staff.

6. Monitors and evaluates staff performance.

7. Ensures that the development and implementation of services plans are consistent with program goals and of maximum benefits to tenants

8. Conducts staff meetings with the team or with each staff member as needed.

9. Orients new staff to program mission, goals, policies and procedures.

10. Identify problems related to resources and personnel management.

11. Conducts and monitors the referral, applications and screening process of all program participants.

12. Coordinates social services with property management services.

13. Develops and maintains positive community relationships.

14. Oversees the production of internal and external reports and ensures compliance with funding requirements.

15. Attends all meetings, training or other activities designated by the supervisor and completes all appropriate accompanying paperwork.

16. Investigates and responds to incidents.

17. Completes all other duties required.

Qualifications: Masters of Social Work degree or equivalent. Three years of related experience. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may qualify an applicant for consideration.

Please submit all entry to admin@pdevcorp.org subject line (Program Director).

The Arc Mid-South is hiring Direct Support Professionals to serve individuals with disabilities at our 2 day overnight Weekend Retreat.

Locations:

Service Over Self / 2505 Poplar Avenue / Memphis, TN

Nelson Wood / 3932 West Union Road / Millington, TN

St. Columba / 4577 Billy Maher Road / Memphis, TN

Stephen Olford / 4000 Riverdale Road / Memphis, TN

 

Retreat Dates 2015:

(Time: Friday 6pm – Sunday 12 noon)

• February 20th- 22nd

• March 27th-29th

• April 17th-19th

• May 8th-10th

The Arc Mid-South has provided Respite Weekend Retreats for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 30 years. Formatted to be “mini-camps”, the weekend retreats are staffed with a ratio of 3:1 and offer social, recreational, and educational activities to participants while helping campers achieve greater independence.

Attendees will enjoy a variety of recreational activities including games, arts & crafts, entertainment, making tie-dye items, volleyball, nature walks, dancing, movies and learning to be more independent. And they make lifelong friends!

This is a great opportunity for seniors, retirees, or college students specializing in social work, special education, therapy, psychology, nursing, and other social and human service fields.

If you are interested in working as a Direct Support Professional at The Arc Mid-South, apply online at http://www.thearcmidsouth.org/employment.htm or apply in person at:

The Arc Mid-South

3485 Poplar Avenue, Suite 210

Memphis, TN 38111

The Arc Mid-South is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2015

JOB DESCRIPTION

The goal of the Memphis Strong Families Initiative (MSFI) is to improve the safety, permanency, and well-being of Memphis’ most vulnerable children/families through a sustainable model of inter-agency/organization communication, collaboration, and coordinated service delivery using trauma-informed practices. The Family Advocate is responsible for the coordination of all supports and services needed to insure housing stability, family unification and well-being for children and families referred to MSFI.

Family Advocate responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide intensive care coordination to approximately 15 families with multiple needs using techniques such as “housing first” philosophy, trauma –informed practices, motivational interviewing and harm-reduction techniques.

Assist families in adopting non-violent parenting practices.

Link families to appropriate community resources and supports.

Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with professionals as well as informal supports in the community.

Complete required reports and maintain program database timely and accurately.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrate the ability to engage families, develop trusting relationships and believe in a client’s ability to change.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree, preferably in the field of social work or behavioral science.

Minimum 3 years of related professional work experience with vulnerable populations, preferably adults, children and adolescents.

Must possess exceptional knowledge of community resources for families living in poverty.

Must authorize the release of any investigative and criminal records obtained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to the Tennessee Community Services Agency.

Must be able to work flexible hours/days including evenings and weekends.

Must have reliable transportation and automobile insurance.

Please send a current resume indicating the position and location for which you are applying to:

HOW TO APPLY

Tennessee Community Services Agency

Attention: April Curlin

P.O. Box 368

Union City, TN 38261

Or Fax: (731) 884-2644

Email: april.curlin@tncsa.com

TNCSA is a Smoke Free Workplace

Tennessee Community Services Agency is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to political affiliation, religion, gender, age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, or other status protected under local, state or federal laws.