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Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee

Program Officer – In Home Programs

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee


Job Summary


The Program Officer: In Home Programs is responsible overseeing PCAT’s two in-home programs: Nurturing Parenting and Healthy Families. The Program Officer: In Home Programs is involved in quality assurance, accreditation, program planning, budgeting, staffing, training, and program evaluation.

Job Responsibilities


  • Supervise Regional Program Managers and Davidson County Program Supervisors
  • Oversee all Middle TN in-home programs
  • Work closely with VP of Programs and Quality Assurance to monitor key performance indicators for Healthy Families and Nurturing Parenting programs
  • Maintain a leadership role in all necessary accreditation processes for in-home programs
  • Maintain an active Regional Advisory Board in Middle TN, and assist RPMs with their RABs when appropriate
  • Create and provide regular in-home program data outcomes to Core Leadership
  • Research and provide regular curriculum enhancements for in-home programs
  • Regularly analyze the statewide landscape to identify opportunities to grow PCAT’s impact in In Home programs
  • Actively participate in legislative advocacy to increase support for prevention programming in TN
  • Identify and produce skills-building trainings for in-home service staff
  • Identify and cultivate strategic partnerships to ensure key successes in PCAT’s in-home programs 
  • Implement strategies for supporting professional development for in-home staff, program supervisors, and RPMs
  • Monitor the success of in-home programs and making recommendations to the VP of Programs for course corrections
  • Strengthen evaluation tools to gauge and ensure impact and work with VP of Programs to provide marketable data and outcome to constituents and donors
  • Network and collaborate with local organizations and community leaders
  • Participate in agency leadership by helping inform the strategic planning process, quarterly site visits, staff meetings
  • Follow organizational policies, make recommendations for change, and lead implementation of changes
  • Participate in major fundraising and development events benefitting PCAT, community awareness events that promote the agency and programs, and program activities of the organization no matter the individual role
  • Fulfill the role of other leaders and managers in the organization when the position is vacant or employee is on leave
  • Respect and maintain confidential information in all situations
  • Assist with child abuse prevention month activities, Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign
  • Participate and lead ad-hoc committees when appropriate and needed
  • Respect and maintain confidential information in all situations
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Ability to handle multiple projects without close supervision
  •  Ability to work with a diverse range of individuals and organizations
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with program customers, supporters and all internal and external resources.
  • Marketing and sales skills preferred
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of policy and procedure for program development or service are
  • Knowledge of social service systems, human development and community skills, social work principles and methods
  • Knowledge of maternal infant health and concepts of child abuse and neglect
  • Knowledge/experience in trauma informed care
  • Ability to self-direct daily work tasks and practice effective time management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Microsoft Office, email, internet; Must be able to meet documentation requirements
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license


A Bachelor’s degree in social work, non-profit leadership, public health, or related field; Master’s preferred; 3-5 years’ experience is social service or non-profit work; previous leadership and management experience required

Additional Information



  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical and dental benefits paid 100% for the employee

  • Voluntary short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Health and Wellness Program


  • Retirement Savings with matching contributions
  • Paid Parental Leave – Four weeks of paid parental leave (beyond short-term disability) at the birth or adoption of a child during that critical first year!
  • Employee Health and Wellness Program that provides a health tracker opportunities to earn incentives through meeting wellness goals

  • Access to financial planning services and additional life insurance
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Work hard/play hard! We make sure there’s ample opportunity for fun, engagement and celebrations while you work, such as networking events, small group outings, and seasonal celebrations
  • Paid internships for current employees who are pursuing advanced degrees such as an MSW
  • Trauma-informed and resiliency work culture – we make every effort to provide a supportive environment where employees feel empowered to make and impact in the communities we serve.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: March 12, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth