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The Partnership provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, perceived or actual sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a covered veteran, genetic information, or any other protected class in accordance with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


Date Posted: 7/9/2019

Position: Navigator, River City Youth Collective

Reports to: Assistant Director

Start Date: Immediate Opening

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Director, provides access to educational opportunities by assisting youth ages 14-26 in completing career assessments, developing an educational plan preparing them for secondary education and supporting them in achieving their educational goals.  Serves are for youth who are in foster care, who have aged out of foster care and/or experienced trauma.  Other service provided directly or through referral include: HiSet classes, I Am Ready program, Sex Health Education, leadership, and activities designed to build social skills and civic engagement.  This position maintains a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule. Performs all related activities such as 1) making full use of agency and community resources, and 2) performing administrative tasks.

Education / Experience:  A Baccalaureate degree in human services preferred from an accredited college or university with one year of satisfactory work experience in human services field.

Salary:  Grade 160, Range:  $15.38 to $17.94 per hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, Director of Human Resources
[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 7/8/2019

Position: Sexual Assault Advocate & Case Manager–Victim Services
NOTE: This position will be from 2 pm – 10 pm

Reports to: RCC Program Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the RCC Program Manager, provides direct services to victims of sexual assault and/or friends and family members of victims and community outreach regarding sexual assault and access to services available. The Advocate performs all related activities including: 1) assessment, 2) providing information and referral, 3) hotline counseling, crisis intervention; and crisis counseling 4) linking with appropriate agency and community resources, 5) advocating on the victim’s behalf (i.e. court advocacy), and 7) public awareness and outreach activities.

Education:  A Baccalaureate degree in human service from an accredited college or university or in a related field such as psychology, sociology or other human and behavioral courses.

Experience: One year of satisfactory work experience in human services field.

Additional Requirements: See Job Description and Essential Functions

Salary:  Non-Exempt, Grade 160, $16.41 hour 

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, Director of Human Resources
[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 7/2/2019

Position: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE)

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Nursing Coordinator and the Medical Director, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) will perform forensic medical exams on victims of sexual assault. The forensic medical exam involves a detailed history, a physical assessment including a pelvic exam, the collection of evidence, and the administration of prophylactic medications. The SANE must ensure confidential, quality care for victims by attending to physical, emotional, and educational needs of each patient. The SANE may also serve as a witness providing objective observations for cases in the judicial system and may participate in a multidisciplinary team that reviews current cases for ongoing coordination.

This is a contract position that requires a minimum of four (4) twelve-hour on-call shifts each month. Scheduling is determined one month in advance. The SANE must adhere to all agency and program policies and procedures to ensure quality care. SANE education and training can be obtained after hire and will be partially reimbursed by the organization. Training may take several months to complete.

Requirements: Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) or higher with an unencumbered license to practice in the State of Tennessee. Must live within one (1) hour of the organization. Must have or obtain professional liability insurance. The SANE should also have: excellent writing skills, oral communication, and the ability to empathize and build rapport with patients and their families; the ability to attend meetings and training sessions; basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows and Word.

If interested,  please contact the SANE Coordinator at: 

[email protected] 

or at  (423)755-2710.


Date Posted: 6/17/2019

Position: Crisis Worker – SUB (as needed)

Reports to: Lead Crisis Worker

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Lead Crisis Worker, this position responds to after hours crisis calls and makes referrals for immediate services for victims of domestic violence sexual assault, sexual assault, elder abuse, intimate partner violence and stalking.  The CW provides after hours triaging and provides coverage for the front desk after hours.  The position assists after hour’s first responders through LAP and completes intake on emergency LAP admission. The CW provides customer service at the front desk for residents and visitors/volunteers in the building.  The CW monitors security screens document any incidents in the log and ensures anyone entering the building has been cleared to enter.  The CW provides assessment, crisis counseling, and referral; enters client data into Osnium and provides support to the house manager in emergency situations and notifies the appropriate staff on call when necessary.   They assist the House manager with duties related to maintaining safe, clean and healthy environment.

Education / Experience:  An Associate’s degree preferred with 2-3 years’ work experience in a customer service or social services related field.  Bilingual a plus.   

Salary:  Non-Exempt, Grade 150, $14.00/hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, Director of Human Resources
[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE