Social Work Job Postings

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Abuse Alternatives, Inc.

Bristol, VA Outreach Coordinator

Immediate Supervisor:  Executive Director

Hours:  37.5 hours per week, to be arranged as needed to fulfill job requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:   B.A./B.S. degree in social science, human services, criminal justice, or related field desired or five (5) year related work experience. Ability to work with people in crisis. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to communicate with the public. Ability to coordinate activities and to manage time and work with limited supervision. Valid driver’s license.

Position Responsibilities:   Plan and implement court-related services to assist victims of domestic violence in participation with criminal justice proceedings. Provide emotional support to victims of crime through counseling, assertive advocacy and education of dynamics of domestic violence. Provide other necessary client services such as transportation, childcare, emergency financial assistance, etc. Network with all agencies in the expanded service area to advise of services and develop referral base. Maintain confidentiality in relation to client services.

Nature and Scope:

  • Complete intake/assessment on each client and prepare a confidential file on each person receiving services.
  • Make referrals to appropriate agencies after reviewing information received in assessment.
  • Conduct individual counseling sessions with each client on an as needed basis after initial intake.
  • Assist the Bristol Virginia Police Department’s V-STOP Officer when necessary in conducting ride-alongs, taking a victim’s statement for court hearings, and/or photographs of injuries, medical reports, witnesses’ names, etc.
  • Assure that each client is accompanied to court hearings, providing support and serving as court advocate.
  • Coordinate services with the Victim Witness Program and the Commonwealth Attorney’s office as appropriate and necessary.
  • Coordinate with Children’s Advocate for childcare if within the region of Shelter location. Arrange for child counseling/advocacy through the children’s program should the child’s presence be necessary in court.
  • Work in conjunction with the Domestic Violence Intervention Program Coordinator to determine who is in need of court related and outreach services.
  • Coordinate with the Shelter/Client Services Director to meet the needs of women leaving the shelter.
  • Serve as liaison between local law enforcement/criminal justice system and the client and the agency.
  • Implement and provide training to law enforcement officers and criminal justice systems as requested and allowed.
  • Conduct outreach activities with allied professionals and the community of Bristol, VA.
  • Coordinate community outreach presentations with the Volunteer Coordinator/Community Educator by assisting in:
    • Conducting agency service presentations in Bristol, VA to churches, civic groups, clubs, schools and United Way campaign presentations and others as directed by the Executive Director.
    • Regularly stocking community brochure dispensers in Bristol, VA with Abuse Alternatives, Inc. brochures and information.
  • Regularly report to the Executive Director ideas with which the Publicity Committee could  promote program and agency goals in Bristol,  VA.
  • Attend workshops/conferences that are related to marketing/education of community, as funding and time are available.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports and distribute to appropriate agencies.
  • Advise all staff of new information concerning criminal justice procedures, etc.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service training. Provide the Board of Directors with a written report monthly.
  • Keep appropriate accounting of petty cash funds.
  • Perform all other duties and assignments as necessary for on-going employment with Abuse Alternatives, Inc.

Send resumes to Flora Craig: 


Holston United Methodist Home for Children

Child and Family Specialist

Holston United Methodist Home for Children, a fully licensed family and children services agency with national accreditation, has an immediate full-time opening at the Greeneville location. This is ideal for the person who wants a fulfilling job that touches and changes people’s lives. 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in social services that is license eligible and experience working with children and adolescents.  Prefer experience in case management and treatment services. 

Responsibilities include providing both case management and treatment services to youth.

Competitive salary and benefits.  Minimum salary is $30,500 with additional added for experience in similar setting.

If you have questions, please contact Kathy Hoard, Vice President of Human Resources, at 423-787-8748.  Send resume to Human Resources Office, P.O. Box 188, Greeneville, TN 37744, fax to 423-638-7171, or e-mail  Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abuse Alternatives, Inc.
Abuse Alternatives, Inc. in Bristol, TN., a domestic violence agency serving the greater Bristol area is  currently seeking a Part-Time Shelter Relief Supervisor to work in their domestic violence shelter. Here is a job description outlining the hours and duties to be performed.  At this time, there are 5-6 shifts available every 2 weeks, which would average out to be 20-24 hours per week.
Interested candidates may reply to us by sending a resume and cover letter by email to  , or filling out an application in person at the administrative office at 104 Memorial Drive, Bristol, TN  37620 during regular business hours, Monday-Thursday 9 AM-5 PM or Friday 9 AM-3 PM.

Behavioral Health M anagement, Training, & Staffing

Behavioral Health Management, Training, & Staffing, a mental health case management and counseling agency, will start interviewing for the positions of In-Home counselors, Case Managers, Clinicians and Supervisors, great opportunities for recent MSW graduates.

The positions are designed to assist children, adolescents, parents/caregivers, and adults with skills to help keep the individual self-sufficient and in their natural home environment. Some adults or families may be homeless, need food, be addicted to various substances, limited in education, or caring for sick relatives.

We would like very much to start the process of getting to know you and your career goals and objectives.  We are located in the Richmond Metropolitan area but the opportunities will exist throughout the entire state of Virginia and serve a multicultural array of clients.

Please email and ask about our free training program for Qualified Mental Health Professionals in Virginia.  Call or email with your interest.  Ask for Travis Crocker.



Free Will Family Baptist Ministries

Frontier Health (all locations)

Holston Home

Mountain States Health Alliance (all locations)

National Health Service Corps (offers student loan repayment)

Steppen Stone

Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency 

Youth Villages 

Wellmont (all locations)

Tri-cities Help Wanted

iHire Social Services (worldwide social work job posting site, free to register)

USA Jobs (official job site for all U.S. Government jobs)

Tennessee Dept of Human Resources (has DHS, DCS, DJJ, etc. for Tennessee)

Kingport Times News Job listings

Commonwealth of Virginia (central site with listings that include DSS, DJJ, etc.)

North Carolina Dept. of Human Services

Highlands Community Services (Bristol, VA) Dept. of Human Resources

Work Gateways. This is a link with information about qualifications and finding jobs in England. Social workers are in demand in and are well paid there.