Youth Villages hosting virtual info series for job openings in Memphis, across 10 states

Youth Villages is hosting a series of virtual information sessions for job openings in Memphis and across Tennessee and nine other states.

The sessions include information on job responsibilities, schedule, interview process, and benefits.

The nonprofit Youth Villages provides mental and behavioral health services to youth and families, including in-home and group home services. 

In Tennessee, there are job openings in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Jackson, Murfreesboro, Colombia, Dickson, Paris, Dyersburg, Johnson City, Morristown, Cookeville, and Clarksville.

For those considering a move out of state, there are openings in North Carolina, Oregon, Massachusetts, Georgia, Mississippi, Indiana, Oklahoma, Ohio, and New Hampshire. 

Christina Comas, marketing and communications manager with Youth Villages, said in-home programs providing counseling in the home environment focused primarily on keeping kids in the family and out of foster care, detention centers, treatment centers, or other facilities, as well as reunifying the family when a child returns. It includes teaching tools for de-escalating a crisis and general parenting skills.

Comas said residential treatment series youth with significant behavioral challenges. Staff there provide crisis intervention, teach life and coping skills, ensure staff and youth are safe, and provide group, family, and individual therapy. 

At the virtual info sessions, job seekers can connect with a recruiter, learn about available jobs, and learn how to apply.  A full schedule of all sessions is available here A list of all open jobs is available here.

Sessions for jobs in Tennessee run December 10 through 18. Here's a quick glance: 
  • In-Home Service Jobs, Memphis: December 10, 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Requires bachelor’s or master’s degree in social service field. Click here to RSVP.
  • Specialized Crisis Services Jobs, All Tennessee Locations: December 11, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Requires bachelor’s or master’s degree in social service field. Click here to RSVP. 
  • Residential Treatment Jobs, All Tennessee Locations: December 14, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Requires high school diploma or bachelor’s degree. Click here to RSVP.
  • Education Jobs, Memphis: December 15, 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Requires high school diploma, bachelor’s degree, or Tennessee teaching license Click here to RSVP.
  • Specialized Crisis Services Jobs, All Tennessee Locations: December 16, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Requires bachelor’s or master’s degree in social service field. Click here to RSVP. 
  • In-Home Service Jobs, Memphis: December 17, 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Requires bachelor’s or master’s degree in social service field. Click here to RSVP.
  • In-Home Service Jobs, All Tennessee Locations: December 18, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Requires bachelor’s or master’s degree in social service field. Click here to RSVP.

Read more articles by Cole Bradley.

Cole Bradley is a native Memphian and graduate of the University of Memphis. Cole's worked locally as a researcher and community engagement strategist and began contributing to High Ground in Jan 2017. 
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