Employment Opportunities

Are you passionate about helping kids who need it the most? Then we want you!

Our positions range from clinicians, to youth treatment counselors, to teachers, to a variety of support staff positions. See below for details on how to apply for each available position.

PC Technician

Responsible for agency computer maintenance which may include workstations, laptops, printers, smart phones, interactive white boards, A/V equipment and network infrastructure hardware.   Additional responsibilities will include agency hardware installation, configuration, upgrades, trouble shooting and I.T. inventory.   Assists supervisor in creating, supporting and maintaining user account information including rights, security and systems groups. Interface with all levels of the organization in a flexible and mission focused direction.

Responsibilities:

  • Workstation maintenance

Set-up and installation (assist supervisor with servers)

Upgrades and maintenance

User support and troubleshooting

Training on use of equipment

Inventory tracking, organization and maintenance

  • Coordination with supervisor regarding software configurations

Education and Experience Equivalencies

  • Associate Degree or equivalent experience with a focus on Microsoft AD domain networks and hardware/pc support.
  • Demonstrated experience in workstation and printer maintenance and hardware installations and break/fix.
  • Experience with system imaging and helpdesk ticketing software.
    • Experience with Windows 7 and later, Microsoft Office 2010 and later.
    • Experience with Windows Server 2012 Standard, Active Directory, SQL Server 2008 and later, Microsoft Hyper-V and Microsoft Exchange 2010 and later desirable but not required.
    • Must have strong organizational and prioritizing skills, good analytic ability and strong communication skills to work collaboratively with all levels of staff

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

 

Part-time Contract Occupational Therapist

Summary of Duties:

Tennyson Center for Children seeks a part-time Occupational Therapist (OT) on a contract basis. The occupational therapist will provide direct and indirect services in accordance with each child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP), screen and evaluate students for the need of OT services, author evaluation reports, present levels, and goals/objectives for IEPs, and communicate professionally in IEP meetings.

Education and Experience Equivalencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Licensed by Colorado Department of Education as an occupational therapist
  • Two years of experience as an occupational therapist, preferably in a school setting.

To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Chief Executive Officer

Tennyson Center for Children is one of the Rocky Mountain region’s leading treatment centers for abused, neglected and at-risk youth.  The organization is recognized for not only the healing and protection of children from abuse and neglect, but also in the efforts to help children with mental health and developmental issues. Tennyson provides residential and therapeutic services, as well as a K-12 school, to children ages five to 18.

Tennyson’s CEO will shape, guide and execute the organization’s vision for the future. This is an opportunity to build on a 100 plus year history of service, while accelerating the agency’s impact in the 21st century. The Board seeks a leader who will partner with them in thinking boldly, creatively and strategically about this organization’s future.

Tennyson is seeking an innovative leader who is a passionate advocate for Tennyson’s mission and will inspire others to support the organization’s impact. This individual has experience leading and directing complex organizations with diverse internal and external constituencies. S/He is a change agent, who is constantly scanning the operating environment to anticipate how the needs of Tennyson’s clients are changing. This individual has the capacity to implement effective organizational practices, while creating an agile institutional culture that can adapt to a changing strategic landscape.

  • This individual will have at least ten years of progressive leadership experience in nonprofit, corporate or government sectors. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to operate effectively within a nonprofit governing environment. This individual has personally produced fundraising results and will build durable relationships with partners, donors, stakeholders and constituencies. Candidates must have knowledge and experience of nonprofit fundraising strategies and practices. This leader should demonstrate experience working inclusively with spiritual communities. Specific experience in social service or child welfare management is preferred but not required.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is expected. A degree at the graduate level is preferred.

Applications and nominations are being received by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. To apply, visit http://kittlemansearch.com/CEO-Tennyson-Center-for-Children.html

Manager of Training

Tennyson Center is looking for a dynamic, creative, and self-motivated Manager of Training.

Summary of Duties:   

Responsible for the development of a training program that creates trauma-informed, culturally competent, and appropriately skilled staff members at all levels within the agency. The Manager of Training will conduct, or coordinate appropriate parties to conduct, initial and ongoing trainings for both program and non-program staff members as well as community partners as they relate to care of clients, promotion of agency practices, and community education.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a consistent, supportive and proactive onboarding process.
  • Develop and maintain a trauma-informed education program.
  • Have oversight of recurrent trainings and ensure necessary requirements are maintained by all staff (20-hrs, CPR, TCI, etc.)
  • Work directly with the Clinical Directors, Director of HR, and Director of Quality Assurance to ensure the training needs of staff are being met and that all trainings compliment the chosen treatment model of the agency.
  • Coordinate with contract trainers for presentations and consultation.
  • Facilitate the Training Committee.
  • Develop and conduct ‘train the trainer’ practice for internal parties who will provide trainings.

Education and Experience Equivalencies:

  • Masters degree required. MA in Counseling or MSW preferred.
  • 3 year training experience required.
  • Strong knowledge of Trauma-Informed Care, Crisis Intervention, and clinical competencies.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and curriculum design.
  • Excellent organization and management skills.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Community-Based Family Therapist

We are seeking a Community-Based Family Therapist. They are a clinician with a framework that incorporates a solution-focused, trauma- informed approach and is strength-based. Skills in connecting families with the use of community resources.  Provides individual and family therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within TCC.  Will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in El Paso County, CO to provide community based services to local families.

Schedule: Flexible schedule to accommodate for evenings and/or weekend times when families are available

Education and Experience:

  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field required.
  • Two years or equivalent post-graduate work experience treating families and children preferred.
  • Family therapy skills and theory base required.. Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Community-Based Family Therapist

Provides individual and family therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within TCC.  Carries a caseload of both English and Spanish speaking cases.  Position requires working ability to speak and understand Spanish language and Latin-American culture. Will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in Weld County, CO to provide community based services to local families.

Education and Experience Equivalencies:

  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field, license required.
  • Two years or equivalent post-graduate work experience treating families and children preferred.
  • Family therapy skills and theory base required; inpatient and outpatient therapy experience preferred. Looking for a clinician with a framework that incorporates a solution-focused, trauma- informed approach and is strength-based.
  • Skills in connecting families with the use of community resources.
  • Fluent in Spanish required.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate for evenings and/or weekend times when families are available. Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Family and School Support Specialist – Northern Colorado (Bilingual-Spanish/English)

We are seeking a Family and School Support Specialist for Northern Colorado. They are responsible for providing intensive support, consultation, counseling and crisis intervention services to children and families, in their home, school, and community settings.  Position requires working ability to speak and understand Spanish language and Latin culture. Will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in Weld County, CO to provide community based services to local families.

Education and Experience:

  • BA in Human Services or related field required. One year prior experience within Tennyson Center or three years prior experience with EBD children and their families in another setting/or equivalent combination of the two.
  • Fluency in Spanish required.
  • Training and demonstrated skills in crisis intervention.
  • Strong theoretical background/understanding of clinical issues and family systems.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, demonstrate flexibility and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.
  • Must be flexible to schedule appointments when families are available in evenings and on weekends when needed.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado driver’s license.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Special Education Teacher-Middle School

Job Description: 

The mission of Tennyson Center is to work with children, youth, and their families to overcome a variety of life crises, including abuse and neglect. Tennyson Center is a community of people dedicated to serving children and youth and strengthening families. As professionals and concerned citizens we strive to provide competent and caring treatment, education, and advocacy services that are community-based, family-focused, and child-centered.

Areas of Responsibility:

Responsible for the development and implementation of the identified educational/therapeutic services to meet the needs of children assigned to the classroom. Provides educational and treatment programming and collaborates with two Youth Treatment Counselors in the classroom. Works the school year plus six weeks during the summer program. Participates in IEP’s. Reports to the Special Education Coordinator.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • from an accredited university
  • Must have a valid Colorado teaching certificate in a Special Education
  • Previous related Special Ed. teaching experience highly preferred.
  • Applicants must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado driver’s license.

 

How To Apply:

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Youth Treatment Counselors

We are seeking Youth Treatment Counselors. They are responsible for the implementation of a therapeutic milieu, group and individual treatment programs and the daily supervision and care of children living in the residential unit.

Schedule: Various shifts available.

Education and Experience:

  • B. A. in Human Services field or equivalent experience required.
  • Prior experience preferred with special needs population, especially EBD children.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado drivers license.
  • Colorado law requires that anyone working in the State of Colorado must have a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days of employment).
  • Must be certified in medication administration within 6 months of employment.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

FOOD SERVICES ASSISTANT

Responsible for working in a team effort to provide full-service dietary operation, providing nutritional and appealing meals to clients, staff and guests.  Primary duties include but are not limited to daily preparation and serving of meals, following standardized recipes and food handling techniques.  Responsible for maintaining a secure, safe, clean and healthy environment in order to meet all health and licensing regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparation and serving of designated meals, working with standardized recipes within defined standards of sanitation.
  • Understands and follows all HACCP mandates including proper cooling and storing of food.
  • Ability to take and record temperatures of food and equipment. Takes corrective action as needed.
  • Responsible for assisting in ordering of food and supplies, and in stocking food storage area, refrigerator and freezer.
  • Serves as backup to the manager and completes all duties and responsibilities of the kitchen manager in their absence while participating in preparation, serving, and sanitation tasks.

Education and Experience Equivalencies

  • High school diploma or GED

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

If you are contacted to come in for an interview, please download this application, save the form to your local computer, fill it out electronically, and email it to employment@tennysoncenter.org. All resumes will be kept on file for six months.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Thank you.