Category Archives: Women

Grace House of Memphis Hiring for Primary Residential Counselor

Announcement Date: September 14, 2017
Position Title: Primary Residential Counselor
Reports to: Director of Clinical Services
Salary: Determined based on education & experience
Location: Memphis, TN
Department: Primary House Program
Days/Hours: Mon-Fri, 40 Hours per week
Must be able to work the 2:30-11p shift
Deadline to Apply: open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree in a social science field. Master’s degree in a social science field preferred.
  • LADAC in the state of Tennessee, or other licensing.
  • Experience working with co-occurring population.
  • Prefer experience in a residential setting.
  • A working knowledge of the 12 Steps. Prefer a minimum of 5 years of personal experience with a minimum of 5 years continuous sobriety. Experience may substitute for some education.
  • Prefer experience conducting trauma and process group theory sessions
  • 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.
  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email a current resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and list of 3 professional references to:  Veronica Brown at resumes@gracehouseofmemphis.org  fax to:  901-722-9023

Grace House’s mission is 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 Developmental Disabilities, and accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.                                         

Leave a comment

Filed under Job Listings, JobLINC, Non-Profit / Social Services, Women

BSTARS Walk and Health Fair August 26 in Support of Black Breastfeeding Week

Snip1

 

Leave a comment

by | August 22, 2017 · 9:59 AM

Universal Parenting Place Support Group for Moms June 9

Snip1

Leave a comment

by | May 24, 2017 · 9:40 AM

Dress for Success – Going Places Network

dfs gpn

Dress for Success Memphis is hosing the next Going Places Network cohort starting September 7, 2016.  Going Places Network is a job readiness program that focuses on assisting participants find employment in the Memphis area. This is a ten week program and the orientation will start this Wednesday, August 31st. Please find the flyer attached.

Sponsors:  Dress for Success Memphis / Going Places Network sponsored by Walmart and Tracfone

Time:  9-12pm Every Wednesday

Date:  August 31st – Orientation,

Classes:  September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2nd and graduation on November 9th

Address:  2730 Colony Park Drive, Memphis, TN 38118

Dress Attire:  Business Casual

 

Leave a comment

Filed under All, Community Events/Social Services, Education & Training Opportunities, Job and Career Readiness, Women

Dress for Success – Going Places Network

gpn

The Going Places Network is a career development program designed to help prepare participants to obtain employment. It is an 8-week program which provides tools to help you create a Personal Action Plan, gain career skills, learn how to utilize job search resources and build confidence. Participants will have the chance to build personal networks in a small, supportive environment. Participants will have the support of the Going Places Network coordinator, mentor and peers. Participants will finish the program with the skills needed to succeed in obtaining employment!

GPN session topics cover everything you need to know to work toward your successful career.

Any woman seeking employment or need to better their situation is welcome to attend.
The Going Places Network is a program of Dress for Success Memphis, is sponsored by The Walmart Corporation. Open to all women who are seeking employment or advancement in their current jobs.

Mark your calendars for your 8-week program.

8 Weeks of dynamic training and job readiness ski ll sets. We assist you in
landing your perfect job!
 June 1st , 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
 July 6th 13th
 July 20th, 2016 – Graduation Celebration

Program Location:
Dress for Success Memphis
Address: 2730 Colony Park Drive, Memphis, TN 38118
Contact: (901) 363-3100 or 901-857-2818

Enroll in the GPN program today.

Please pick up a registration form at the Dress for Success Memphis located
at 2730 Colony Park Drive, Memphis, TN 38118. Or contact us at (901) 857-
2818 or email jmoore@shsm.org.

Business dress is required, so if you are in need of clothing, make
an appointment for a suiting in our boutique before the first session so that
you are ready to start the program looking your professional best! You can
make this appointment by calling the same number listed above. Please give
us ample time to fit you in the schedule.

We look forward to assisting you in your transformation!

Leave a comment

Filed under All, Career Advice, Clothes Closet, Education & Training Opportunities, Job and Career Readiness, Women

Job Readiness and Empowerment for Women in Raleigh/Frayser

dfs flyer women n transformation_1

This program will provide life skills, character building and job readiness skills. DFS will have gas cards, bus cards and childcare available for those that need it. The ladies that come to every class and complete the program will receive clothing and makeovers from a makeup artist. The classes begin next Thursday and will be twice a week for 4 weeks.

Leave a comment

Filed under All, Career Advice, Clothes Closet, Community Events/Social Services, Education & Training Opportunities, Job and Career Readiness, Women

Going Places Network – Dress for Success

2016 The Going Places Network by sjo_1

Leave a comment

by | February 25, 2016 · 3:59 PM

Free Items for Expectant Mothers – 12/12/15

Zeta Give away

Leave a comment

by | December 3, 2015 · 3:12 PM

Rejoining the Workforce – Poplar White Station Library 4/20/15

04.01.15---PWS---Rejoining-the-Workforce---flyer&poster

Leave a comment

Filed under All, Career Advice, Job and Career Readiness, JobLINC, Memphis Public Libraries, Networking & Social Media, Women

Dress for Success Going Places Network April-June 2015

Dress for success                      Going Places Network - Dress for Success

Dress for Success Going Places Network (GPN) Sponsored by Walmart

Accepting resumes for the next 8-week Professional Development Program        

GPN begins April 15, 2015 thru June 3, 2015. The sessions are from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each Wednesday. 

GPN is seeking women who are unemployed or underemployed ages 18 – 60. The deadline for submitting the resume is April 10, 2015.

Please fax (901) 363-3789 or email your resume or attached application to trina@dfsmemphis.org.

Dress for Success GPN Application

Leave a comment

Filed under All, Career Advice, Community Events/Social Services, Education & Training Opportunities, Job and Career Readiness, Women

Going Places Network – Dress for Success – Sep-Oct 2014

Dress for success

Dress For Success Memphis Going Places Network (GPN) Sponsored by Walmart

Accepting resumes for the next 8-week Professional Development Program.

 

GPN begins September 11, 2014 thru October 30, 2014.

The sessions are from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each Thursday.

 

GPN is seeking women, who are unemployed or underemployed,

ages 18 – 60.  The deadline for submitting the resume is

September 3, 2014.

 

Please fax (901) 363-3789 or email resume to antionette@dfsmemphis.org.

Leave a comment

Filed under All, Job and Career Readiness, Women