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Catholic Charities of TN

Refugee Elders Program Specialist

Catholic Charities of TN


Job Summary

Catholic Charities has an opening for the position of Elders 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 Monday through Friday, between 8:00am and 4:30pm, 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 program activities and curriculum for refugee elders; provide case management to refugee elders; promote the program within the community; collect and manage data to ensure grant compliance; transport clients to and from program and/or appointments.


Other Skills or Requirements:

  • Driver’s license, good driving history, and reliable transportation required.
  • Ability to facilitate intercultural communication and to create an environment where differences are respected.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public and staff.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with extreme professionalism.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to follow tasks through to completion.
  • Effective interpersonal skills including emotional intelligence, reliability, positivity, negotiation, empathy, and openness to feedback.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work well as a team and independently with minimal direction.
  • Attention to detail and adherence to deadlines.
  • Basic computer proficiency.
  • Ability to transport clients.
  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Willingness to submit to and render a clear criminal background screening.

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

Additional Information


Full Benefits.

How to Apply

Competitive salary with excellent benefits package.  Please e-mail resume to: Sarah Grace Turner at


  • Date Posted: July 6, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hrs/wk