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.

Night Cottage Supervisor – Special Services Unit

The SSU (Special Services Unit) night supervisor provides mentoring, support, and crisis intervention to overnight staff in the SSU.  Provides guidance and orientation for new overnight staff.  Ensures nighttime security, quality control, and coordination of coverage responsibilities. Assists with after-hours referrals and intakes to the SSU unit. The primary responsibility is not to cover open shifts but to be responsible for SSU’s needs in times of crisis between 10pm and 8am; including physical management of a child, runaways, trespassers, illness or other needs of overnight staff; transportation of a child during the overnight to or from home/hospital/other facility.

Schedule

Works overnights Wednesday – Saturday or Sunday – Tuesday. Full-time position.

Education and Experience

B.A. in Human Services and two years prior experience working with children and/or supervisory experience preferred.

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

 

Development Officer – Planned Gifts

The Development Officer for Planned Giving is responsible for managing and growing Tennyson Center for Children’s (TCC) established Planned Giving Program. This person will maintain oversight of a comprehensive development strategy to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward deferred and outright donations. The position is relationship based and will assist potential donors in making blended gifts (deferred and outright).  The position serves as a resource of knowledge to donors and the development team regarding life income gifts such as wills, trusts, and other estate planning vehicles.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, development, communications, nonprofit management, or closely related field. Professional education in financial services or other related profession helpful.       Individual must have high ethical standards.
  • Two to three years demonstrated success in fund raising and knowledge of planned giving or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience i.e., Trust Officer.
  • Must have the proven ability in major gift/planned giving program administration and actively cultivate/solicit/steward major gifts and planned gifts from individuals.
  • Knowledge of the community is important; individual must have professional experience in working with Board 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- El Paso County

We are seeking a Community-Based Clinician who 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. 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 provided with company vehicle, iPhone and laptop.

Schedule: Flexible schedule to accommodate for evenings and/or weekend times when families are available. Sunday- Thursday position.

Education and Experience Equivalencies:

  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field required.
  • Two years or equivalent clinical 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

MILIEU SUPERVISOR

Summary of Duties:

Responsible for supporting and building therapeutic milieu, group and individual stabilization programs for children in Residential cottages in partnership with treatment team members.  Supervision of the direct care staff, ensuring that they maintain a therapeutic milieu for children. Provide a minimum of 5 hours of direct client contact each week (billing when applicable) which may include carrying cases, providing weekly group therapy, individual therapy to assist residents who are struggling behaviorally or are in crisis, and individual, group and family therapy when assigned therapist is out of office. Collaborate with treatment team to coordinate discharge planning to maintain stabilization

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision weekly to YTCs.
  • Provide on-the-floor training, support, coaching to staff to help residents gain measurable skills, increase pro-social behavior, improve functioning, and demonstrate ability to maintain a stable living arrangement in the community.
  • Participate in hiring YTCs
  • Lead weekly cottage team meeting
  • Oversee utilization of a behavior management system that is strength-based, developmentally appropriate and that focuses on teaching children new skills.
  • Coordinate treatment for children between cottage milieu, education, therapy, medical department recreation, volunteer coordinator
  • Attend and participate in various team meetings (depending on Masters or Bachelor level)
  • Provide daily oversight of medication management issues. Specifically, maintaining that medication is given as prescribed by physicians.
  • Obtain and maintain QMAP certification
  • Responsible for cottage environment meeting all licensing and COA standards.
  • Responsible for monitoring and responding to quality assurance issues for cottages.
  • Facilitate clinical group (1 x weekly), document. (For clinicians)

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Licensed Master’s level clinician preferred (or license eligible) or Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field with 3 years residential milieu experience with supervisory responsibility. Three years’ experience required with special needs population, preferably EBD children, including supervisory and training skills.  Knowledge of both family systems theory and solution focused/brief therapy models.
  • Excellent organization and management skills.
  • Demonstrated clinical focus and skills. Collaborative worker.  Flexibility and ability to deal with emergencies and make independent decisions.
  • Demonstrated success in behavior management, assessment skills, crisis intervention and case management.
  • 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

RELIAS – Learning Management Coordinator-Part-time

Summary of Duties:

Oversee the ongoing management of Relias, a learning management solution, for Tennyson Center for Children.  Manage training modules for all staff.

Ongoing responsibilities include:

  • Entering and maintaining all employee information into Relias.
  • Building training modules in the system for staff use.
  • Work with Manager of Training and PQI Coordinator to ensure agency is meeting training requirements.
  • Tracking all trainings for HR Files.

Education and Experience Equivalencies:

  • Two years college or HS diploma and minimum two years office support/customer service experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Database experience preferred.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail.
  • Must have strong organizational and prioritizing skills, good analytic ability, strong communication skills and ability 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

 

RESIDENTIAL FLOAT CLINICIAN

Provides clinical case management as well as individual and family therapy for an evolving caseload of residential clients between the ages of 5-18.  Works collaboratively from intake to discharge with internal and external multi-disciplinary team (MDT) members to ensure continuity and consistency of care for clients and families.  Provides clinical case direction and recommendations to both cottage and classroom milieus, as well as the MDT. Actively participates in individual clinical supervision, clinical team meetings, and mirror team consultation.  Plans and conducts weekly therapy groups. Maintains up-to-date documentation and overall quality assurance for assigned clients.

This full time position consists of a shifted schedule, Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday.  Additionally, this position requires 2-3 evenings per week (approximately 10am to 6pm, or 11am to 7pm) to facilitate family, group, and milieu-based individual therapy sessions after school.

Responsibilities:

  • Able to conceptualize the therapeutic needs, strengths and direction of assigned cases. Identify case management needs, utilize CCAR, CANS and other assessment tools to formulate effective treatment planning.
  • Develops and maintains an awareness of the admissions process and criteria for each level of care.
  • Establishes criteria for client discharge from the time of intake.
  • Conducts individual and family assessments and develops quality Service Plans, with particular attention to interventions, level of care and disposition planning.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or related field required. Licensed preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT).
  • Post-graduate work experience treating families and children is preferred.
  • Family therapy, residential or inpatient experience is also preferred.

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

Bilingual Community-Based Family Therapist – Denver

We are seeking a Community-Based Family Therapist.  with a framework that incorporates a solution-focused, trauma- informed approach and is strength-based. Carries a caseload of both English and Spanish speaking cases.  Position requires working ability to speak and understand Spanish language and Latin-American culture. Provides individual and family therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within TCC.

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.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English required.

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

 

Bilingual Community-Based Family Therapist-Weld County

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.
  • Fluency in both Spanish and English 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 – Greeley Area

We are seeking a Family and School Support Specialist for Northern Colorado in the Greeley area. They are responsible for providing intensive support, consultation, counseling and crisis intervention services to children and families, in their home, school, and community settings. 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.
  • 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

Family and School Support Specialist – Denver

We are seeking a Family and School Support Specialist for the Metro Denver Area. They are responsible for providing intensive support, consultation, counseling and crisis intervention services to children and families, in their home, school, and community settings.

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 preferred.
  • 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.
  • Works a Sunday through Thursday schedule.

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 for our Special Services Unit. 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

Works a Wednesday – Saturday schedule.

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

Development Associate – Reports to Senior Development Officer

As an integral part of the fundraising team, the Development Associate will record, process, and acknowledges donor gifts to Tennyson Center for Children (TCC). Additionally, this person will strengthen relationships between TCC and its stakeholders by providing extraordinary customer service to donors and by exceeding expectations in the areas of maintaining and managing confidential donor information.

The Development Associate maintains the agency’s donor database (Raiser’s Edge) and works to proactively manage and improve all aspects of the donor experience for TCC’s constituents. This includes gift data entry, processing and receipting; ensuring accurate database content; running queries, exports, and reports; proposing and creating systems that improve the donor experience; and working directly with TCC’s fundraising team and Finance department.

Schedule

  • Full-time

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Two years college or HS diploma and minimum of two years office support using a relational database. Undergraduate degree preferred.
  • Experience in Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred. Two to three years experience in relational database required.
  • Demonstrated donor or customer service management experience, including donation management, gift acceptance policies, donor acknowledgement best practices, confidential handling of donor information and compliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards.
  • Experience with and commitment to working in a very diverse workforce.
  • Commitment and demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must have strong data entry skills and extremely accurate keyboarding skills.
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational, analytical and communication skills.
  • Exhibits skills of diplomacy and good judgment. Able to work productively with a wide array of different people and provide a superior constituent experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow through on projects and develop policies with good judgment.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. Tennyson Center for Children does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on religion, creed, age, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability status or military status. 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, save your information and email it to employment@tennysoncenter.org. All resumes will be kept on file for six months. 

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