Transition Workforce is looking for an individual with experience and a passion for working with individuals who have a challenge.
The position is part-time working with high school students teaching life skills to help prepare the students for life after graduation. Experience working with individuals with a challenge is required + high school education, college or other training is desired. Excellent pay. Curriculum & training provided. For additional information:
Please contact Judy Creek at 901-517-6063 or send resume’ to:
Helping students successfully transition from school to work / Post-Secondary Education.


Loving Arms, LLC looking for caregivers and house managers. House managers oversee the activities and caregivers of the house. Caregivers for the elderly and special needs individuals. House managers must have experience. Looking in the Memphis and Jackson areas but really need someone that lives in Arlington. Memphis, call 901-692-7948 or in Jackson call Anthony Cuyler at 731-512-1173.

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Annual 2-Day Workshop and Resource Fair 

Attention all high school juniors and seniors in special education classes, families, and educators.  The Arc Mid-South is hosting the annual 2-Day Workshop and Resource Fair designed especially for students with disabilities at Anointed Temple Of Praise Church. (3939 Riverdale Rd.) with breakout sessions on Vocational Rehabilitation, TN Care, Self-advocacy Skills, Finding Employment, and more.

Join us on March 1213 from 9am -1pm to learn more about opportunities and resources available after high school.  For more information contact Rashanda Lawyer, Associate Manager, at 901-327-2473 or  Click here for the flyer.

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


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 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.





STEP, Inc. (Support and Training for Exceptional Parents)

Mark your calendar and register today to attend the upcoming transition workshops. 
Transitioning from Middle School

Date:               Thursday, January 9, 2014
Time:               6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location:          East Win Christian Church
4350 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125

Helpful hints and strategies will be offered to help parents and students in the disability community navigate and prepare for high school. 

Presented by, Vicki Puff, Transition Consulting Teacher for Shelby County Schools. 

Taking the Mystery Out of Transition

Date:               Thursday, January 16, 2014
Time:               6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location:          East Win Christian Church
4350 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125

This training gives students and parents the tools for successful movement from school to adult life by helping them define the individualized transition plan. 

Presented by Dr. Tyra Watts, STEP Inc. District Parent Trainer and Professional Transition Consultant. 

To register please call Derek Flake at 901-726-4334 or via email

Registration is required for these FREE workshops and but space is limited, so please call as soon as possible.

Autism Workshop for Professionals And Parents

Saturday, January 25, 2014

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Cordova Community Center (former high school)
1017 N Sanga Rd
Memphis, TN 38018

This workshop will provide but not limited too:

/What is Autism

/How do I cope with a child of Autism

/Statistics of Autism

/How educational instructors cope w/classroom students of Autism

/Where Autism originated from

/Can my child get Autism

/How to obtain resources for my student or child

*This workshop will be absolutely informational for you, your child, your student, or friend.

The Autism Society of The Mid south will bring this awesome presentation for All attendants. Please register soon for this event, here 

Announcement Date:  10/22/2013 Location:  Memphis, TN
Position Title: Residential  Rehabilitation Counselor

Treating women with Alcohol, Drug, and Co-occurring Disorders in a home-like setting.

Department:  Primary House Residential Rehabilitation Program
Reports to:  Clinical Director Days/Hours:  Mon-Fri, 40 Hours/ Week, 3-11 Evening Shift
Salary:  Determined based on education & experience Deadline to Apply:  Until position filled



Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Deliver counseling and group services to women with alcohol, drugs, and co-occurring mental disorders in a structured treatment program (ASAM Level III.5 & III.3), in a home-like setting.
  • Provide case management to special needs and homeless population.
  • Be responsible for helping to overseeing the needs of the residential facility.
  • Monitor clients and assist in day to day operations of the house.
  • Reports and Recordkeeping




  • Bachelor’s Degree in social science field, Master’s degree in a social science field required.
  • LADAC or other related license preferred.
  • Experience working with addiction, co-occurring population, criminal justice population in a 12 Step based program
  • Prefer experience in a home-like residential setting.
  • A working knowledge of the 12 Steps.  Prefer a LADAC or a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • If in recovery, a minimum of 3 years continuous sobriety.
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal, written and computer skills.  Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Internet use.
  • Motivated to carry out directives with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of community resources and case management experience.
  • Understand and practice various therapeutic approaches to counseling and case management.
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care, and therapeutic community.
  • A positive, professional demeanor and maturity; the ability to deal with clients, the public and co-workers; exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Submit a criminal background check, and must not currently be under supervision of the courts.



Please email or fax a current resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and list of 3 professional references to:

Veronica Brown:

or fax to:  901-722-9023

Grace House strives to provide the highest quality of care possible to women who are experiencing major life problems due to substance use disorders or co-occurring disorders in an environment that preserves and promotes the dignity of the woman served without regard to race, color, creed, gender, economic or social circumstances, or sexual orientation, or national origin. No woman is denied treatment because of a lack of resources.  Grace House of Memphis is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, and a United Way agency.  We are licensed by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.