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Catholic Charities of Tennessee

Family Counselor

Catholic Charities of Tennessee


Job Summary

Catholic Charities of Tennessee is recruiting for one full time Family Counselor in the Family Empowerment Program.  This program is a partnership with the United Way Family Collective.  The position will be based in the middle TN area and cover Cheatham, Davidson, and Robertson counties.  The ability to work a flexible schedule with late afternoon and evening hours to meet client’s needs is essential.

Job Responsibilities

This program provides office based therapy and support services to families that have or are at risk of experiencing homelessness.  The primary function of this position will be providing trauma informed individual and family counseling.  Formulates and implements treatment plan for each case and adjusts plan as needed in carrying out pre-determined goals with client. 

Other Skills or Requirements:     

  • Ability to work well as a team and independently with minimal direction
  • Ability to collaborate with Family Collaborative Partner Agencies
  • Good computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and ability to learn additional skills as necessary
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Clean criminal background screening
  • Good organizational skills and ability to maintain paperwork in a timely manner
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Flexible work hours- primary schedule in late afternoon and evening
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers and with the public
  • Knowledge and experience in the areas of parenting and trauma related issues




  • Masters Degree in Social Work or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in trauma informed services to families

Additional Information


Competitive salary based upon qualifications and experience with excellent benefits package including health, life, long term disability and short-term disability insurance. 14 paid vacation days first year.

How to Apply

Please email resume with salary history to Kim Morris at  


  • Date Posted: October 23, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 11/16/2020
  • Working Hours: 37-1/2 hrs/wk; 8:00am - 4:30pm