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Nashville Rescue Mission

Clinical Therapist

Nashville Rescue Mission


Job Summary

Hope Lives Here!

At Nashville Rescue Mission, you’ll be empowered to influence and impact lives. Join our team today!

Nashville Rescue Mission is actively seeking a Clinical Therapist. The Clinical Therapist serves as a counselor for an assigned caseload of participants who, through sound integrated Christian counseling, encourages participants toward healing of the mind, body, and spirit. This position reports to the Director of Therapy and Life Coaching and is a key member of the Life Recovery Team. Are you the right person?

Job Responsibilities

You Are An Experienced Counselor

You understand that ultimate healing comes from a life lived for Christ in obedience to His Word, and in light of this, you counsel from a biblical worldview. Your desire is to see participants live up to their full potential. You have the ability to think and act decisively with purpose and integrity. You are also organized and able to maintain ethical documentation for assigned caseload of participants. Prefer a Master’s degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or Clinical Social Work and a minimum of two years of pertinent professional experience in counseling.

You Are Strong In Your Faith

Your biblical worldview dictates the way you compassionately counsel those in your care. You are committed to helping participants by applying the best therapeutic insights and practices within the framework of the transforming power of the Christian faith. You have a desire to effectively communicate the Gospel regularly with participants, staff, and volunteers.

You Are A Professional

Your counseling is well organized, professional, and conducted in a challenging, encouraging manner. You develop, maintain, and secure counseling documentation on each participant that is thorough, detailed, and ethical. You are committed to treating every participant with compassion, skill, and professionalism. You maintain personal malpractice insurance and meet all requirements for state licensure.

You Are A Team Player

You can work with a diverse team to assure that daily schedule, goals and overall environment are consistently maintained to excellent standards. You actively participate in special events, activities, staff meetings, and more (including some weekends and holidays).You are not afraid to address conflict within the group. You seek to understand through conversations and not confrontations.

We are looking for a professional therapist who is a committed Christian, and whose education and experience level allows them to integrate psychology and theology in their normal treatment. The right person is someone who genuinely cares about helping others move forward in their life.


1. Master’s degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Clinical Social Work and a minimum of two years of pertinent professional experience in counseling (other degrees within the mental health field may be considered on an individual basis).

2. Enthusiastic personality who can develop harmonious relationships with staff, students, volunteers and local community.

3. Valid Tennessee driver’s license and insurable by the Mission’s insurance company to drive a 15 passenger van.

4. Shows competency in the following areas:

  • Biblical knowledge and practical application skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Documentation and record keeping.
  • Public speaking/communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • Conflict resolution skills.

Nashville Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity to the hungry, homeless, and hurting in Middle Tennessee.

We are always looking for extremely talented individuals to join our growing team of men and women who are focused on helping the homeless and hungry in our community.

Additional Information



Eligible employees have medical plan options that give you the flexibility to choose the coverage that is right for you. Plans include a Health Savings Account with both employee and employer contributions. Telemedicine services are also available with all plans. You can also enroll in Dental and Vision plans.

Nashville Rescue Mission offers a generous Paid Time Off policy that allows new employees up to 27 days off their first year (pro-rated based on start date) for relaxation, holidays and to care for themselves or a family member in times of illness.

When life is getting difficult, it can help to talk with a professional. That’s why we have a Chaplain on staff as well as offer free counseling and referral services through the Employee Assistance Program.

As part of the Nashville Rescue Mission family, you can also enjoy other company-paid benefits like life insurance and short and long-term disability.


Let us help you save for the future. Nashville Rescue Mission contributes 3% of an employee’s earnings after they have completed their first year of service. If you decide to contribute to the plan as well, you will enjoy a 50% match on contributions from 1% to 6%.

How to Apply

We are always looking for extremely talented individuals to join our growing team of men and women who are focused on helping the homeless and hungry in our community.  To apply, click Careers Page  and upload your resume or you may send your resume to HR@nashvillerescuemission.org.


  • Date Posted: May 17, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)