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The Family Center

Family Coach

The Family Center


Job Summary

We’re looking for Family Coaches passionate in helping families create more resilient children!

The Family Coach, Positive Parenting…Plus! is integral in helping TFC pursue our mission of breaking multigenerational cycles of childhood trauma by parenting group session in community, correctional facilities and through virtual platforms. This position requires a forward thinking, proactive, and client focused approach to program delivery, including embracing curiosity as a means to learn and grow personally and professionally, greeting challenges with flexibility and a collaborative approach, and pursuing excellence in work products and community presence.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • lead groups emphasizing TFC’s Nurturing Parents™ and other evidence-based curricula 
  • demonstrate knowledge of adult learning through innovation and use of technology 
  • maintain accurate, complete, and accurate records meeting agency requirements 
  • attend community meetings related to the agency’s mission 
  • serve as liaison between site partners and TFC 
  • help coordinate wrap around services for participants
  • enter and update client information, including case notes, into TFC’s database regularly weekly
  • cross-train in other program areas and serve as back-up when needed
  • engage collaboratively with TFC staff, volunteers, and community partners
  • embrace & demonstrate core organizational values
  • ensure all program activities operate within TFC’s policies including sensitivity and inclusiveness regarding cultural, religious, ethnic, gender and sexual diversity, and comply with relevant legislation and professional standards


Required Capabilities, Skills, & Knowledge:

  • Master’s required in previously stated area
  • bi-lingual in Spanish or other languages a plus
  • knowledge of and/or experience in Adverse Childhood Experiences/Adverse Community Environments (ACEs) in-home, correctional facility, substance abuse, school based setting(s) experience a plus comfort level and empathetic approach in working with vulnerable families
  • ability to effectively interact, communicate, and collaborate with people from diverse racial, cultural, religious, or gender identifying backgrounds
  • self-initiator, fast learner, team player
  • highly developed interpersonal skills and high level of confidence
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • proficiency in MS Office Suite; utilization of or ability to learn SalesForce
  • confidence and competence in learning and using existing and new technologies
  • excellent organizational and project management skills
  • capable of meeting challenging deadlines while “herding cats”
  • 2+ years of clinical experience
  • must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • openness to a work culture that is very fast paced and growing rapidly across Middle TN

Additional Information


Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401k, and paid time off (PTO).

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Yolanda Vaughn at  


  • Date Posted: December 13, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 01/18/2022
  • Salary Range: 40,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; Weekdays and Weekends, Flexible