Careers

A career at Harmony begins with a desire to embrace our mission and vision and join a team committed to making a difference in the lives of children, families, and our community.  Harmony team members share the values of integrity, responsibility, and kindness.  We value these characteristics as much as we value your experience.

Our team reviews all resumes and selects those candidates whose skills and experience most closely match the position’s requirements.  If selected, candidates can expect three to five interviews along with extensive background and reference checks. This process fosters an environment that allows everyone involved to get to know each other and make the best decision for all.

Harmony team members enjoy a benefits package which may include

  • Insurance: medical, prescription drug, dental, and life
  • Paid time off – including holidays and 2 PTO days earned per month
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Technology stipend

Harmony conducts its affairs without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, family status, or political affiliation.

 


PATH Part-Time Foster Parent Trainer

Classification: Part Time/ Exempt

Job Summary:

The PATH Part-Time trainer will help deliver PATH (Parents as Tender Healers) and In-Service training to prospective or already approved DCS (Department of Children’s Services) Foster and Kinship Parents on a part-time/as needed basis. The PATH Part-Time trainer is responsible for providing support and assistance to training participants as needed, updating PATH training spreadsheet, facilitating distribution of participants paperwork and registration information to stakeholders, maintaining excellent communication with DCS regions including attendance at designated meetings as needed, completing PATH assessments, assistance with providing necessary documentation for quarterly reports, and additional tasks as needed to support the PATH and In-Service Training Program.

 

Training Area: Northeast Region serving Carter, Greene, Hawkins, Washington, and Sullivan counties.

Accountabilities:

  • Reports to the PATH Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver PATH Training curriculum to prospective DCS Foster and Kinship Parents.
  • Deliver In-Service Training curriculum to prospective DCS Foster and Kinship Parents.
  • Assists in creating PATH and In-Service training schedule for designated region.
  • Assists in securing training locations, foster-parent co-trainers, and nurse trainers for scheduled classes.
  • Maintain and update specific information, attendance, and status of all participants on PATH master spreadsheet.
  • Respond to all questions from PATH and In-Service participants during as well as in between training sessions.
  • Collect and process training paperwork from each training conducted.
  • Scan and email course documents to DCS Central Office and the Region within one week of training.
  • Upload training course documents to shared dropbox folder.
  • Scan participant homework and save to shared dropbox folder
  • Conduct Support Team Meetings on each family enrolled in PATH class.
  • Complete PATH Assessment for all participants and submit to PATH Project Manager for approval within 2 weeks of training cycle completion.
  • Provides Individual PATH as requested by the PATH Project Manager.
  • Participate in inner-agency PATH Team Meetings and with DCS stakeholders as needed or requested by PATH Project Manager.
  • Build relationships with community agencies, churches, colleges and businesses to assist in secure training locations in designated DCS regions as needed.
  • Enter and maintain record of work hours in Activity Log to include record of specific work tasks and length of time taken for each task
  • Complete expense report and submit to PATH Project Manager by the 1st of the month to include a record of any mileage incurred during the previous month as well as scanned receipts for any reimbursable expenses.
  • Maintain consistent communication with PATH Project Manager via phone, email, or face to face contact regarding sharing of information and updates as well as questions, concerns, or issues that may arise.
  • Provide support and assistance to PATH Project Manager when needed or requested.
  • Submit supply request for waters, snacks, and office supplies to PATH Project Manager bi-monthly.
  • Maintain supply of PATH and In-Service training materials (participant guides, home study binders, home study forms, supplemental materials, etc.) Request additional materials from DCS 6 weeks in advance.
  • Engages in individual and group professional development activities
  • Other job responsibilities as negotiated to meet the needs of the agency

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or 3 years related experience delivering training
  • Well organized, able to multi-task, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work efficiently from home-based environment
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Ability to work in a discreet manner, maintaining confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills and good work ethic.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Excel programs.
  • Capacity to utilize the web and web-based systems.
  • Capacity to communicate effectively with others, e.g., in person, email, letter, etc.
  • Excellent networking skills and knowledge of the local foster care, kinship, and adoption community

Preferred Strengths to Successfully Meet Job Responsibilities

  • High level of organization, self-directedness, and high ethical work standards required
  • Flexible expectations in meeting variety of responsibilities throughout the day.
  • Position is based from employee’s home
  • No minimum number of hours per week are guaranteed
  • Position is Sunday to Saturday and flexible scheduling is required. No guarantee of hours.
  • Must clear all Harmony required pre-employment background checks. No person shall be employed who has been convicted of any offense against children.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of twenty five (25) pounds
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently
  • Reliable transportation and proof of valid driver’s license as well as automobile insurance is required

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.00 /hour

 

Adoption Support and Preservation (ASAP) Program Part-time Family Counselor
Clarksville, TN
Part-time
Salary: $20.00 /hour

Job Summary: Responsible for providing a continuum of ASAP services to children and families including prevention, education, support linkage, and individual and family counseling.

** Opportunity to receive certification in Dr. Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT).

Accountabilities:

  • Reports to Clinical Manager
  • Responsible for maintaining DCS programming compliance with expectations outlined in the state contract(s), and with the auditing arm of Finance and Administration and with COA standards.

Essential Functions: Prevention, Parent Education and Training:

  • Provide Adoption Competency Training in group and home setting
  • Attend and facilitate activities at regional F.U.S.E. support groups for adults and children as needed or requested by the Clinical Manager
  • Serve at and support ASAP family camp offerings held at Montvale as needed or requested by the Clinical Manager. This may include, but is not limited to, the following: leading parent and/or kid groups, active participation and support of camp activities, contributing to camp structure and design, referring families, completing intake paperwork for prospective camp attendees, and contributing to clinical service provision.

Clinical Case Management and Stabilization:

  • Participate in all community meetings that are pertinent to the clients and families being served, e.g. M-Team, IEP, court hearings, etc.
  • Provide case management services to clients by providing referrals to community resources, advocacy for children & families, and assessment of family strengths, needs, and risk factors
  • Identify additional sources of assistance or connections for the individual/family and makes appropriate referrals
  • Attend CFTMs and maintains regular communication with DCS personnel as warranted.

Family and Individual Counseling

  • Clinically assess needs of the child and family
  • Provide and coordinate crisis and non-crisis intervention services to ASAP families by, among other things, contacting the family by telephone within 24 hours of being assigned a new case and scheduling an in-home visit at the earliest convenience for the family
  • Provide individual and family counseling in the client’s home and/or another appropriate and mutually agreed upon location.
  • Utilize evidence-based, trauma informed treatment models/ approaches that are relevant and appropriate for work with ASAP families

Administrative and Other Functions:

  • Responsible for the timely submission of documentation into the ASAP Online database within operational guidelines
  • Assist in the marketing of the program through participation in presentations, trainings, meetings, or providing case consultation to DCS
  • Participate in Harmony staff meetings as requested and sponsored trainings supporting compliance with COA standards and professional best practices
  • Engage in individual and group professional development activities
  • Serve on agency and ASAP program committees and/or Charter teams
  • Adhere to Harmony policy regarding ethical and professional codes of conduct
  • Engage with and work cooperatively with fellow team members
  • Regular and ongoing participation in various conference calls
  • Meet individual Key Performance Indicators as set forth by ASAP policy and procedure
  • Other job responsibilities as assigned by Clinical Manager or negotiated to meet the needs of the agency

Job Specifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling (MHC), Social Work (MSSW), or equivalent
  • Two years of direct clinical experience with families and children in individual and group settings
  • Ability to clinically assess child and family needs, develop clinical treatment plan, provide crisis management, and link to resources as necessary
  • Ability to appropriately seek and actively engage with the Clinical Manager in clinical supervision and case consultation as needed
  • Creative thinking, problem solving, self-starter and comfortable taking initiative
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Flexible expectations, e.g. coverage area, cases, etc.
  • Willingness to improvise, adapt, and overcome challenging barriers to meeting the unique needs of each family, e.g. cultural issues, attachment issues, trauma, etc.
  • Ability and willingness to continue growth and education as well as acquire practice skills in themes pertinent to working with adoptive families
  • Commitment to building positive working relationships with DCS and the community stakeholders within given service area
  • Must clear all Harmony required pre-employment background checks. No person shall be employed who has been convicted of any offense against children.
  • Means of reliable transportation and proof of insurance and motor vehicle record
  • Ability to contribute to discussion in team meetings as needed
  • Ability to speak comfortably and confidently before small and large groups
  • Experience working with individual clients as well as the family system
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to create rapport
  • Ability to use creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Ability to use basic computer programs (including Word and Excel) and ASAP database to document clinical and other activities in a timely manner
  • Position is based from employee’s home
  • Position is a maximum of 29.5 hours per week; no minimum number of hours per week are guaranteed Position is Sunday to Saturday and flexible scheduling is required. No guarantee of hours.
  • Position requires primarily afternoon and evening work
  • Occasional weekend work may be required
  • Willingness to travel to client homes and training locations as well as occasional travel to Harmony office for meetings

 


ASAP Family Counselor
Clarksville, TN
Full-time
Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

Job Summary: Responsible for providing a continuum of ASAP services to children and families including prevention, education, support linkage, and individual and family counseling

** Opportunity to receive certification in Dr. Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT).

Accountabilities:

  • Reports to Clinical Manager
  • Responsible for maintaining DCS programming compliance with expectations outlined in the state contract(s), and with the auditing arm of Finance and Administration and with COA standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide Adoption Preparation Training curriculum in group and home setting
  • Attend and facilitate activities at regional F.U.S.E. support groups for adults and children
  • Educate families on current clinical insights into parenting and adoption issues
  • Serve at and support ASAP family camp offerings held at Montvale. This may include, but is not limited to, the following: leading parent and/or kid groups, active participation and support of camp activities, contributing to camp structure and design, referring families, completing intake paperwork for prospective camp attendees, and contributing to clinical service provision.

Clinical Case Management and Stabilization:

  • Participate in all community meetings that are pertinent to the clients and families being served, e.g. M-Team, IEP, court hearings, etc.
  • Provide case management services to clients by providing referrals to community resources, advocacy for children & families, and assessment of family strengths, needs, and risk factors
  • Identify additional sources of assistance or connections for the individual/family and makes appropriate referrals
  • Attend CFTMs, and maintains regular communication with DCS personnel as warranted.

Family and Individual Counseling

  • Clinically assess needs of the child and family
  • Provide and coordinate crisis and non-crisis intervention services to ASAP families by, among other things, contacting the family by telephone within 24 hours of being assigned a new case and scheduling an in-home visit at the earliest convenience for the family
  • Provide individual and family counseling in the client’s home and/or another appropriate and mutually agreed upon location.
  • Utilize evidence-based, trauma informed treatment models/ approaches that are relevant and appropriate for work with ASAP families

Administrative and Other Functions:

  • Responsible for the timely submission of documentation into the ASAP Online database within operational guidelines
  • Assist in the marketing of the ASAP Program through participation in presentations, trainings, meetings, or providing case consultation to DCS
  • Participate in Harmony staff meetings and sponsored trainings supporting compliance with COA standards and professional best practices
  • Engage in individual and group professional development activities
  • Serve on agency and ASAP Program committees and/or Charter teams
  • Adhere to Harmony policy regarding ethical and professional code of conduct
  • Engage with and work cooperatively with fellow team members and other agency personnel
  • Regular and ongoing participation in various conference calls
  • Meet individual Key Performance Indicators as set forth in ASAP policy and procedure.
  • Contribute two blog posts annually for agency website
  • Serve at (3) three Harmony events during the course of the year that are not already an expectation contained in this job description – service may include but is not limited to Mudder’s Day Mud Run, Harmony marketing event/fair in the community, open houses, or other related Harmony and/or Montvale outreach activities.
  • Other job responsibilities as assigned by Clinical Manager or negotiated to meet the needs of the agency.

Job Specifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health (MHC), Professional Counseling (PC), Social Work (MSSW), or equivalent
  • Two years of direct clinical experience with families and children in individual and group settings
  • Ability to clinically assess child and family needs, develop clinical treatment plan, provide crisis management, and resource linkage as needed
  • Ability to appropriately seek and actively engage with the Clinical Manager in clinical supervision and case consultation as needed
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Flexible expectations specific to coverage area, caseload, etc.
  • Willingness to improvise, adapt, and overcome challenging barriers to meeting the unique needs of each family, e.g. cultural issues, attachment issues, trauma, etc.
  • Ability and willingness to continue growth and education as well as acquire practice skills in themes pertinent to working with adoptive families
  • Commitment to building positive working relationships with DCS and community stakeholders within designated service area
  • Ability to contribute to discussion in team meetings as appropriate
  • Ability to speak comfortably and confidently before small and large groups
  • Experience working with individual clients as well as the family system
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to create rapport
  • Ability to use creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Ability to use basic computer programs, including Word and Excel and navigate ASAP Online database to document clinical and other activities in a timely manner
  • Position is a minimum of 40 hours per week; flexible scheduling is required
  • The position is based from employee’s home office and requires 40 hours of work (at a minimum) between Sunday to Saturday of each week
  • Position requires primarily afternoon and evening work; occasional weekend work may be required
  • Willingness to travel to client homes as well as travel to Harmony office for meetings, clinical supervision, etc.
  • Must clear all Harmony required pre-employment background checks. No person shall be employed who has been convicted of any offense against children
  • Means of reliable transportation and proof of insurance and motor vehicle record

 


Adoption Support and Preservation (ASAP) Program Family Counselor
Cookeville, TN
Part-time
Salary: $20.00 /hour

Job Summary: Responsible for providing a continuum of ASAP services to children and families including prevention, education, support linkage, and individual and family counseling.

Accountabilities:

  • Reports to Clinical Manager
  • Responsible for maintaining DCS programming compliance with expectations outlined in the state contract(s), and with the auditing arm of Finance and Administration and with COA standards.

Prevention, Parent Education and Training:

  • Provide Adoption Competency Training in group and home setting
  • Attend and facilitate activities at regional F.U.S.E. support groups for adults and children as needed or requested by the Clinical Manager
  • Serve at and support ASAP family camp offerings held at Montvale as needed or requested by the Clinical Manager. This may include, but is not limited to, the following: leading parent and/or kid groups, active participation and support of camp activities, contributing to camp structure and design, referring families, completing intake paperwork for prospective camp attendees, and contributing to clinical service provision.

Clinical Case Management and Stabilization:

  • Participate in all community meetings that are pertinent to the clients and families being served, e.g. M-Team, IEP, court hearings, etc.
  • Provide case management services to clients by providing referrals to community resources, advocacy for children & families, and assessment of family strengths, needs, and risk factors
  • Identify additional sources of assistance or connections for the individual/family and makes appropriate referrals
  • Attend CFTMs and maintains regular communication with DCS personnel as warranted.

Family and Individual Counseling

  • Clinically assess needs of the child and family
  • Provide and coordinate crisis and non-crisis intervention services to ASAP families by, among other things, contacting the family by telephone within 24 hours of being assigned a new case and scheduling an in-home visit at the earliest convenience for the family
  • Provide individual and family counseling in the client’s home and/or another appropriate and mutually agreed upon location.
  • Utilize evidence-based, trauma informed treatment models/ approaches that are relevant and appropriate for work with ASAP families

Administrative and Other Functions:

  • Responsible for the timely submission of documentation into the ASAP Online database within operational guidelines
  • Assist in the marketing of the program through participation in presentations, trainings, meetings, or providing case consultation to DCS
  • Participate in Harmony staff meetings as requested and sponsored trainings supporting compliance with COA standards and professional best practices
  • Engage in individual and group professional development activities
  • Serve on agency and ASAP program committees and/or Charter teams
  • Adhere to Harmony policy regarding ethical and professional codes of conduct
  • Engage with and work cooperatively with fellow team members
  • Regular and ongoing participation in various conference calls
  • Meet individual Key Performance Indicators as set forth by ASAP policy and procedure
  • Other job responsibilities as assigned by Clinical Manager or negotiated to meet the needs of the agency

Job Specifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling (MHC), Social Work (MSSW), or equivalent
  • Two years of direct clinical experience with families and children in individual and group settings
  • Ability to clinically assess child and family needs, develop clinical treatment plan, provide crisis management, and link to resources as necessary
  • Ability to appropriately seek and actively engage with the Clinical Manager in clinical supervision and case consultation as needed
  • Creative thinking, problem solving, self-starter and comfortable taking initiative
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Flexible expectations, e.g. coverage area, cases, etc.
  • Willingness to improvise, adapt, and overcome challenging barriers to meeting the unique needs of each family, e.g. cultural issues, attachment issues, trauma, etc.
  • Ability and willingness to continue growth and education as well as acquire practice skills in themes pertinent to working with adoptive families
  • Commitment to building positive working relationships with DCS and the community stakeholders within given service area
  • Must clear all Harmony required pre-employment background checks. No person shall be employed who has been convicted of any offense against children.
  • Means of reliable transportation and proof of insurance and motor vehicle record
  • Ability to contribute to discussion in team meetings as needed
  • Ability to speak comfortably and confidently before small and large groups
  • Experience working with individual clients as well as the family system
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to create rapport
  • Ability to use creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Ability to use basic computer programs (including Word and Excel) and ASAP database to document clinical and other activities in a timely manner
  • Position is based from employee’s home
  • Position is a maximum of 29.5 hours per week; no minimum number of hours per week are guaranteed Position is Sunday to Saturday and flexible scheduling is required. No guarantee of hours.
  • Position requires primarily afternoon and evening work
  • Occasional weekend work may be required
  • Willingness to travel to client homes and training locations as well as occasional travel to Harmony office for meetings

 


PATH Part-Time Foster Parent Trainer
Northeast Region serving Carter, Greene, Hawkins, Washington, and Sullivan counties.
Part Time/ Exempt
Salary: $20.00 /hour

Job Summary:
The PATH Part-Time trainer will help deliver PATH (Parents as Tender Healers) and In-Service training to prospective or already approved DCS (Department of Children’s Services) Foster and Kinship Parents on a part-time/as needed basis. The PATH Part-Time trainer is responsible for providing support and assistance to training participants as needed, updating PATH training spreadsheet, facilitating distribution of participants paperwork and registration information to stakeholders, maintaining excellent communication with DCS regions including attendance at designated meetings as needed, completing PATH assessments, assistance with providing necessary documentation for quarterly reports, and additional tasks as needed to support the PATH and In-Service Training Program.

Accountabilities:

  • Reports to the PATH Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver PATH Training curriculum to prospective DCS Foster and Kinship Parents.
  • Deliver In-Service Training curriculum to prospective DCS Foster and Kinship Parents.
  • Assists in creating PATH and In-Service training schedule for designated region.
  • Assists in securing training locations, foster-parent co-trainers, and nurse trainers for scheduled classes.
  • Maintain and update specific information, attendance, and status of all participants on PATH master spreadsheet.
  • Respond to all questions from PATH and In-Service participants during as well as in between training sessions.
  • Collect and process training paperwork from each training conducted.
  • Scan and email course documents to DCS Central Office and the Region within one week of training.
  • Upload training course documents to shared dropbox folder.
  • Scan participant homework and save to shared dropbox folder.
  • Conduct Support Team Meetings on each family enrolled in PATH class.
  • Complete PATH Assessment for all participants and submit to PATH Project Manager for approval within 2 weeks of training cycle completion.
  • Provides Individual PATH as requested by the PATH Project Manager.
  • Participate in inner-agency PATH Team Meetings and with DCS stakeholders as needed or requested by PATH Project Manager.
  • Build relationships with community agencies, churches, colleges and businesses to assist in secure training locations in designated DCS regions as needed.
  • Enter and maintain record of work hours in Activity Log to include record of specific work tasks and length of time taken for each task
  • Complete expense report and submit to PATH Project Manager by the 1st of the month to include a record of any mileage incurred during the previous month as well as scanned receipts for any reimbursable expenses.
  • Maintain consistent communication with PATH Project Manager via phone, email, or face to face contact regarding sharing of information and updates as well as questions, concerns, or issues that may arise.
  • Provide support and assistance to PATH Project Manager when needed or requested.
  • Submit supply request for waters, snacks, and office supplies to PATH Project Manager bi-monthly.
  • Maintain supply of PATH and In-Service training materials (participant guides, home study binders, home study forms, supplemental materials, etc.) Request additional materials from DCS 6 weeks in advance.
  • Engages in individual and group professional development activities. Other job responsibilities as negotiated to meet the needs of the agency.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or 3 years related experience delivering training.
  • Well organized, able to multi-task, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work efficiently from home-based environment.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Ability to work in a discreet manner, maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent communication skills and good work ethic.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Excel programs.
  • Capacity to utilize the web and web-based systems.
  • Capacity to communicate effectively with others, e.g., in person, email, letter, etc.
  • Excellent networking skills and knowledge of the local foster care, kinship, and adoption community.

Preferred Strengths to Successfully Meet Job Responsibilities:

  • High level of organization, self-directedness, and high ethical work standards required.
  • Flexible expectations in meeting variety of responsibilities throughout the day.
  • Position is based from employee’s home.
  • No minimum number of hours per week are guaranteed.
  • Position is Sunday to Saturday and flexible scheduling is required. No guarantee of hours.
  • Must clear all Harmony required pre-employment background checks. No person shall be employed who has been convicted of any offense against children.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of twenty-five (25) pounds.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently.
  • Reliable transportation and proof of valid driver’s license as well as automobile insurance is required.

Download the Harmony Family Center employment application.