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.

 


Adoption Support and Preservation (ASAP) Program Family Therapist
Job Title: Family Therapist
Classification: Full-time

Job Summary: Responsible for providing a continuum of ASAP|GSAP 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 Preparation Training curriculum in group and home setting
  • Attend and facilitate activities at regional F.U.S.E. support groups for adults and children
  • Education families on current clinical insights into parenting and adoption issues
  • Attend and provide support at a minimum of one family camp offering 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 maintain 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 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 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|GSAP 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
  • Adhere to Harmony policy regarding ethical and professional codes of conduct
  • Engage with and work cooperatively with fellow team members and other agency personnel
  • Regular and ongoing participation in various conference calls
  • 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), 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 occasional travel to Harmony office or another designated location for team wide in-service meetings, All Staff gatherings, retreats, 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

Education:

Master’s (preferred)

Work Location:

Remote/Work from home

Benefits Offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Employee discounts

 

Job Title: Family Counselor

Classification: Part-time

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.

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

Administrative Staff – Full-time Receptionist / Office Support
Job Title: Receptionist / Office Support
Classification: Full-Time / Exempt

Job Summary:

The Full-Time Receptionist / Office Support position is focused on coordination and support of the Harmony office and company as a whole. The position supports the daily running of the Main office. The primary responsibilities of this position will include maintaining office functioning, organizing meetings, ordering supplies, answering the phone, greeting guests and other general office duties.

Accountabilities:

  • Reports to the Administrative Director
  • Supports multiple departments

Office Duties:

  • Answers all calls to Harmony’s main office
  • Assures excellent client care, safe operations, high customer satisfaction and overall success
  • Maintains company calendar and office scheduling
  • Support the creation of state reporting and satisfaction surveys as needed
  • Assists with printing, filing, spreadsheets and computer files
  • Orders supplies for office and other Harmony departments
  • Secures airline and hotel reservations for Harmony
  • Schedules office maintenance
  • Receives, distributes and ships packages
  • Performs general office duties to create a welcoming and comfortable environment for Harmony staff, clients and guest
  • Supports organizing All-Staff including, set-up, ordering food, drinks, supplies as needed.

Other Agency Related Tasks (Harmony Specific):

  • Assists with special events and projects as needed
  • Serves at 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 Harmony marketing events/fairs in the community, open houses, or other related Harmony and Montvale outreach activities
  • Other job responsibilities as negotiated to meet the needs of the agency

Job Specifications:

  • Experience working in a front office setting
  • Understanding of adoption and the child welfare system a plus
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Adobe, Dropbox and Google Docs
  • Willingness to respond to the needs of stakeholders (i.e. DCS, community) and clients
  • Willingness to improvise, adapt, and overcome challenging barriers to meeting the unique needs of Harmony
  • Ability to lift a minimum of twenty-five (25) pounds
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals via telephone or email
  • This position is office based for a maximum of 40 hours per week
  • Must clear all Harmony required pre-employment background checks. No person shall be employed who has been convicted of any offense against another person
  • Reliable transportation and proof of valid driver’s license as well as automobile insurance is required

 


INTERN OPPORTUNITIES

 


Therapeutic Recreation Intern

Training / Animal-Assisted Therapy / Montvale

Internship Description:

Student will assist with planning and preparation for therapeutic camps and retreats. This includes observing and supporting equine/animal assisted therapy, yoga, drumming, and nature-based experiential learning activities.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding the role of nature, animals, and activity in therapeutics
  • Analyzing therapeutic techniques related to recreation
  • Understanding the planning and preparation process of a therapeutic camp or retreat

Roles and Responsibilities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Planning and preparation of therapeutic camps and retreats
  • Administrative assistance
  • Attending camps and retreats
  • Co-facilitating activities
  • Set-up and clean up
  • Debriefing and processing

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Therapeutic Recreation, Experiential Education, Outdoor Recreation, or a related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Camp hours are often nights and weekends. Camp Montvale is in Maryville, TN.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, writing sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Trauma-Informed Training Support Intern

Adoption Support and Preservation / Training

Internship Description:

The student has the opportunity to observe trauma-responsive therapies in various settings, plan for and support therapeutic web trainings, and participate in programmatic research that shapes developing ideas.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about trauma-responsive techniques and models
  • Understand the planning process for therapeutic trainings
  • Gain skills in efficient programmatic research

Roles and Opportunities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Listen to NMT/NME training calls
  • Attend and observe trainings
  • Plan and support therapeutic web trainings such as those in schools, places of faith, and community organizations
  • Programmatic research
  • Attending Adoption Preparation classes
  • Observe NMT brain mapping
  • Potential to attend and support conferences and therapeutic camps

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in a related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Willing to sign a confidentiality agreement

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Regular office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, but some nights and weekends will be expected. Working hours are negotiable. This internship begins August 2019.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, writing sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Adoption Services Intern

Adoption

Internship Description:

Student will assist agency in closing and sealing adoption records, shadow multiple stages of the adoption process, complete research for continuous improvement, and develop adoption related marketing materials.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand and engage with the adoption process
  • Improve and update materials related to adoption
  • Develop materials for marketing to adoption attorneys in East Tennessee

Roles and Responsibilities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with closing and sealing adoption records
  • Shadowing home studies and post-placement visits
  • Researching family resources and preparation materials to ensure continuous improvement
  • Develop a marketing letter to send to attorneys in East Tennessee

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s program in Child and Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • A self-starter with a specific interest in the adoption field
  • Willing to sign a confidentiality agreement

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Regular office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm; some evening work will be required. The position offers 10 – 15 hours per week and will begin in August.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, writing sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Community Relations Intern

Development

Internship Description:

Student will collaborate with staff to design and execute the agency development strategy.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Conceptualize and develop new projects that are consistent with our branding
  • Create promotional materials
  • Ability to work with others on event planning and execution
  • Ability to collaborate with various programs within an agency to promote their mission

Roles and Responsibilities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Keep branding and messaging consistent
  • Help create promotional materials
  • Collaborate with staff
  • Help plan and execute numerous existing events and conferences
  • Work with team to create campaigns to support events
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Possesses creativity, the ability to work as a team, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, or a related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Willing to work around animals

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Regular office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm; some nights and weekends will be required. This position offers 2 – 3 days per week and will begin in August. Working hours are negotiable.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, writing sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. In addition, also submit a sample of a creative project or event you have taken part in. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Foster Parent Training Intern

Foster Parent Training

Internship Description:

The student will observe and assist with Pre-service and In-service foster parent training set up, clean up, and preparation.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand policies and procedures pertaining to foster parent training
  • Understand how policies and procedures are implemented through practice
  • Understand training and preparation techniques

Roles and Opportunities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Assisting in classroom setup and materials management
  • Observing training
  • Preparation of training materials
  • Potential to attend Foster Parent Conference

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in a related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Willing to sign confidentiality statement

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Trainings occur throughout the week including nights and weekends. Working hours are negotiable. This internship is available statewide and consists of about 12 hours per week. The position will begin August.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, writing sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Photography, Videography Intern

Development

Internship Description:

Student will attend events hosted by Harmony Family Center in order to take photos and videos that can be used as promotional materials.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop skills in photography and videography
  • Understand work within the non-profit setting

Roles and Responsibilities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Attend events and camps hosted by Harmony
  • Take photos and/or videos that can be used for future promotional materials
  • Provide quick turnaround on all editing
  • Demonstrate creativity when working with kids and families whose faces cannot be shown
  • Demonstrate consistency with branding guidelines

Requirements:

  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Media Technology or related field
  • Willing to provide the rights to their photographs/videos to Harmony at no charge in exchange for name recognition when the photo is being used
  • Willing to work around animals

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Student will attend events and scheduled activities only, as needed. Evening and weekend work will be required. Students will be given credit on social media.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, a portfolio sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Social Media Intern

Development

Internship Description: Student will collaborate with other agency programs to plan social media content in addition to attending events and posting live.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding social media content in a non-profit setting
  • Ability to collaborate with various programs within an agency to promote their mission
  • Ability to support events by attending and posting content live

Roles and Responsibilities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Planning long-term social media content
  • Researching social media use in non-profit settings for continuous improvement purposes
  • Attending events to post live content
  • Matching content with messaging
  • Providing analytics
  • Maintain consistent branding and messaging

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Possesses creativity, the ability to work as a team, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s program in Advertising, Communications, Graphic Design, Public Relations, or a related field
  • Familiar with multiple social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn) and current on social media trends
  • Willing to work around animals

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Regular office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm; some evening and weekend hours will be required. The position offers 2 – 3 days per week. Working hours are negotiable. The internship begins in August.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, a social media sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Adoption & Guardianship Support and Preservation Intern

ASAP & GSAP

Internship Description: Student will attend and observe agency program activities such as parent groups, trainings, and camps. Responsibilities will include set up, clean up, research for activities, and administrative coordination. Students will have the opportunity to engage with staff in dynamic environments and with clients indirectly.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Ability to communicate clearly with team members
  • Basic understanding of trauma and brain development
  • Ability to work as a team in dynamic environments

About Harmony:

Over the past 23 years, Harmony Family Center has helped children we serve live their best lives. We are a leader in trauma-responsive services and training. Today our team of experts, innovative programs, and evidence-based solutions uniquely position us to serve children and families experiencing the challenges, stressors, and trauma of modern life ranging from the most common to the most complex.

About ASAP & GSAP:

The Adoption Support and Preservation Program (ASAP) and the Guardianship Support and Preservation (GSAP) programs are designed to support and promote a family’s success on every level and at every stage of the adoption and guardianship journey. We provide evidence-based, trauma-informed therapeutic and educational services that are individualized to meet the unique needs of adoptive and guardianship families. We provide a seamless, statewide system of intensive in-home services, diverse educational offerings, and supportive enrichment activities.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Observing and assisting with Adoption & Guardianship Preparation Trainings
  • Observing and assisting with FUSE parent group meetings
  • Attending therapeutic camps at Montvale
  • Projects related to program innovation and improvement

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in Social Work, Psychology, Child and Family, or a related field
  • Willing to sign a confidentiality agreement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
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Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Hours include nights and weekends. Hours per week will vary, please mention any requirements for your program in your submission email. Camps are held at Camp Montvale in Maryville, TN

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, writing sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Adoption & Guardianship Support and Preparation Intern

ASAP & GSAP

Internship Description:

Student will attend and observe agency program activities such as parent groups, trainings, and camps. Responsibilities include set up, clean up, research for activities, and administrative coordination. Student will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of treatment modalities including the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics by working directly with ASAP Family Therapists. Student will have the potential to shadow family therapists, lead groups, and provide psychoeducation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Basic understanding of NMT concepts
  • Exposure to various treatment modalities
  • Ability to work with a team in dynamic environments

About Harmony:

Over the past 23 years, Harmony Family Center has helped children we serve live their best lives. We are a leader in trauma-responsive services and training. Today our team of experts, innovative programs, and evidence-based solutions uniquely position us to serve children and families experiencing the challenges, stressors, and trauma of modern life ranging from the most common to the most complex.

About ASAP & GSAP:

The Adoption Support and Preservation Program (ASAP) and the Guardianship Support and Preservation (GSAP) programs are designed to support and promote a family’s success on every level and at every stage of the adoption and guardianship journey. We provide evidence-based, trauma-informed therapeutic and educational services that are individualized to meet the unique needs of adoptive and guardianship families. We provide a seamless, statewide system of intensive in-home services, diverse educational offerings, and supportive enrichment activities.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Observing and assisting with Adoption & Guardianship Preparation Trainings
  • Observing and assisting with FUSE parent group meetings
  • Attending therapeutic camps at Montvale
  • Learning about various treatment modalities

Requirements:

    Excellent communication skills (written and oral) Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping othersResponsible, diligent, and conscientious Currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or a related field Willing to sign a confidentiality agreement Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Hours include nights and weekends. Hours per week will vary; please mention any requirements for your program in your submission email. Camps are held at Camp Montvale in Maryville, TN.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, writing sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 


Parent Group and Therapeutic Camp Support Intern

Adoption & Guardianship Support and Preservation

Internship Description:

Student will attend and assist with FUSE parent groups across East Tennessee each month. This will include assisting with set up, clean up, researching activities, and assisting with children’s groups. Students will also attend therapeutic camps at Montvale.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Ability to communicate clearly with team members
  • Ability to work as a team in dynamic environments
  • Planning and researching skills related to adoption and guardianship families
  • Basic understanding of trauma-informed and responsive treatment modalities

About Harmony:

Over the past 23 years, Harmony Family Center has helped children we serve live their best lives. We are a leader in trauma-responsive services and training. Today our team of experts, innovative programs, and evidence-based solutions uniquely position us to serve children and families experiencing the challenges, stressors, and trauma of modern life ranging from the most common to the most complex.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Attend 3-6 support groups each month
  • Assist with set up, clean up, and administrative support
  • Research and plan for activities for parent and children’s groups
  • Assist with children’s group and shadow parent groups
  • Attend therapeutic camps at Montvale (weekend events)
  • Assist with set up, clean up, planning, and providing support to staff

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Reliable transportation and willing to travel
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Child and Family or a related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Compensation and Schedule:

Internships are unpaid. Hours will include nights and weekends. Hours will vary by week – if you have specific hour or program requirements, please list them in your application email. Camps are held at Camp Montvale in Maryville, TN.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, writing sample, and two professional references with phone numbers to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 

 

Title: GrandFamilies Health and Wellness Intern

Program or Department: GrandFamilies

Internship Description: The student will work with a clinician on a grant project that is providing support, education, and counseling to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. This grant is a partnership with Second Harvest of East Tennessee.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the dynamics of grandparent-headed households
  • Understand basic trauma and neuroscience principals
  • Case management and outreach skills
  • Research and communication skills

About Harmony: Over the past 23 years, Harmony Family Center has helped children we serve live their best lives. We are a leader in trauma-responsive services and training. Today our team of experts, innovative programs, and evidence-based solutions uniquely position us to serve children and families experiencing the challenges, stressors, and trauma of modern life ranging from the most common to the most complex.

Roles and Responsibilities: The duties of this role are inclusive of, but not limited to the following:

  • Take referrals to the GrandFamilies Health and Wellness program
  • Assist with and lead support groups
  • Materials management
  • Coordinate details for groups, classes, camps, etc.
  • Coordinate and conduct outreach to GrandFamilies

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, personal growth, and helping others
  • Responsible, diligent, and conscientious
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in a related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Compensation and Schedule: Internships are unpaid. Position is based in Blount County, Tennessee. Night and weekend hours will be required.

To Apply: Please submit a resume, writing sample, and internship application to Emilee Headrick, Strategic Planning and Evaluation Coordinator at emilee@harmonyfamilycenter.org. Include ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line.

 

 


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