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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville

Lead Refugee Youth Program Specialist

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville


Job Summary

Catholic Charities has an opening for the position of Lead Refugee Youth Program Specialist in its Refugee and Immigration Services Department. This position is full-time and located at the Catholic Pastoral Center at 2806 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214. Hours are typically 11:00am-7:30pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am to 4:30pm on Fridays but flexibility may be required outside of these hours.

Job Responsibilities

The primary functions of this position are to assist in program implementation, management, and evaluation; plan and implement daily activities and curriculum for refugee youth in the after school and summer programs; promote the program within the community by responding to questions from parents or schools regarding program activities and requirements; provide training and oversight in the implementation of trauma-informed programming and classroom management; collect and manage data (attendance, grades, etc.) to ensure grant compliance.



1. High School Diploma or equivalent.

2. Prefer prior experience working with refugees and/or youth.

3. Prior experience tutoring or teaching is desirable.

4. Driver’s license, good driving history, and reliable transportation required.



1. Ability to facilitate intercultural communication and to create an environment where differences are respected.

2. Ability to exercise good judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public and staff.

3. Ability to handle confidential information with extreme professionalism.

4. Ability to plan and organize work and to work well under pressure.

5. Ability to follow tasks through to completion.

6. Effective interpersonal skills.

7. Strong written and verbal communications skills.

8. Ability to work well as a team and independently with minimal direction.

9. Attention to detail and adherence to deadlines.

10. Basic computer proficiency.

11. Ability to transport clients.

12. Bi-lingual preferred

13. Willingness to submit to and render a clear criminal background screening.

14. Prefer current certification in CPR with knowledge of basic first aid

Additional Information


This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

How to Apply

To apply click the link: Apply Here


  • Date Posted: August 18, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: $37,000