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Peer and Volunteer Specialist

The Peer and Volunteer Specialist provides direction, coordination, and consultation for all peer and volunteer functions at MHAMT.  All aspects of this position are new to our growing agency, which allows creativity and demands initiative.


Job Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties to be assigned as appropriate.)

  • Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization
  • Survey staff regularly to assess needs for volunteers
  • Maintain volunteer descriptions for each assignment
  • Ensure volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations, to include reception, exhibit booths, community education, special events, etc.
  • Develop and implement volunteer policies, procedures, standards, orientation, training, and evaluation; and provide ongoing support
  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on volunteer participation
  • Recruit, interview and place applicants for volunteerism, including corporate and United Way volunteer opportunities
  • Recognize and thank volunteers, as appropriate
  • Design and implement a framework for MHAMT’s launch of a peer program
  • As a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS), serve as a “Peer Ambassador” to educate Middle Tennesseans about the value of peers for reduced readmissions and increased recovery
  • Participate in community outreach through exhibit booths, community forums, coalitions, and functions related to MHAMT programs
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • This position REQUIRES a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
  • Associates degree required, Bachelor degree preferred
  • Relevant work with volunteer management or peer support is preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excellent organization and calendaring skills are essential.  The right candidate can multi-task and be productive despite frequent interruptions
  • Strong work ethic, innovation, flexibility, and enthusiasm
  • Availability from 8:30am – 5:00pm on weekdays, with only occasional night and weekend expectations.

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Director of Programs

Renewal House seeks a highly qualified candidate to fill the role of Director of Programs. This individual is responsible for providing clinical and administrative support to ensure smooth operations of our family residential program, children’s program and intensive outpatient services.  Additional responsibilities include: program development and evaluation, compliance and quality assurance, data tracking and reporting. The Director of Programs is a member of the executive leadership team and reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity, this may be a good fit for you!


Education and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in Social Work- LCSW is required. Extensive knowledge of substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. 5 years of previous supervisory experience and a proven track record of success managing people, programs and outcomes


  • Extraordinary commitment and passion for working with addicted women and their children


To Apply:


Send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to info@renewalhouse.org .










Executive Director


  • Bachelor’s degree, prefer Master’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Commitment to THCC’s mission
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising, including grants, donor cultivation and events
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication
  • Experience in personnel management and basic understanding of community organizing


  • Experience in and commitment to working with volunteers
  • Experience in public relations and public policy formation

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In cooperation with the Board of Directors, implement all Board directives, policies and procedures, including the on-going work of board committees
  • In cooperation with the Board of Directors, insure a strategic vision that embodies THCC’s mission. Implement the vision through operational plans
  • Work with volunteers, board members and staff to insure sufficient financial resources are developed to support the organization’s vision, including grant writing, donors, contracts and community events
  • Provide effective leadership and support to all staff, volunteers and THCC programs
  • Provide direct supervision to management staff
  • Ensure sound fiscal management and reporting, and compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations
  • Represent THCC in the community
  • Insure that an effective volunteer program is maintained
  • Participate in board meetings and events, travel as needed within the state and to national meetings and trainings
  • Be available to perform some duties outside of traditional work hours and take on other duties as directed by the Board of Directors

Salary: $55,000 based on proven track record
Send resume to: Clare Sullivan, Chair, THCC Board of Directors by May 15, 2017 clare.d.sullivan@gmail.com


Position: Peer Recovery/General

Good Afternoon – if you are looking for a career and want to be a part of one of the nation’s largest agencies owned and operated by people with lived experience of mental health conditions and addictions now is the time to act. The Tennessee Mental Health Consumers' Association has several job openings throughout the state of Tennessee including several for Peer Recovery Specialists.

Here is the link to apply for TMHCA Jobs http://tmhca-tn.org/jobs/

If you are not the right person for these positions maybe you know someone that is so feel free to pass it on.

Tennessee Mental Health Consumers' Association

3931 Gallatin Pike Nashville, Tennessee 37216