Employment

Field Technicians - West TN  (POSITION CLOSED)
Part-time position; $12/hr
Position Start: November 2010
Number of positions: 7 total (Group1: Fayette, Lauderdale, & Tipton Counties, TN; Group 2: Hardeman & Madison Counties, TN)

What do FTs do?

Field Technicians (FTs) are responsible for going to families' houses (in teams of 2) and conducting a computerized interview with either the caregiver or the target child.....also known as data collection.  FTs duties also include mailing paperwork from the interviews back to us and uploading the data files to our website (we provide laptops for each FT and train you on these procedures).  We pay our field staff for travel time (driving your personal vehicle) as well as for completing the 2 hour interview. The FT position pays $12 per hour.
 
What are the hiring criteria?
  • Live in or near project counties
  • Willing to travel to locations anywhere in designated counties
  • Be available at least 2-3 evenings (usually after 4:30 pm) and 1 weekend day per week.  Field Technicians are scheduled based upon their availability and that of the family they are going to visit.  Therefore, the schedule varies from week to week.  On average Field Technicians work between 10 and 20 hours per week (those who are more available tend to get more hours than those with very restrictive availability).
  • High School Diploma or GED (typically college students, retired persons, and working people who want supplemental income have worked well as field technicians)
  • Basic computer knowledge (email, internet)
  • Have reliable transportation, current driver’s license, and insurance
  • Excellent verbal & organizational skills
  • Preference given to those with experience in working with children and families
  • Willingness to submit to a background check
  • Available for training on procedures

Educational Facilitators - West TN (POSITION CLOSED)
Part-time position; $15/hr
Position Duration: May 2010-July 2010
Number of positions: 3 positions per county (Tipton, Fayette, & Lauderdale Counties, TN)

Job Description:

Educational facilitators will be responsible for 6 weekly two-hour sessions with families. Educational facilitators will work in teams of three to carry out the group based intervention.  One facilitator will work primarily with the parents of 7th graders and two facilitators (a male and a female) will work with the 7th graders.  The parent facilitator needs to be mature and respectable as a parenting authority.  The youth facilitators should be young professionals who can and have some experience connecting with youth (i.e. non-judgmental, flexible, and comfortable with youth culture).  One of the three facilitators will be the lead facilitator and will be responsible for all paperwork and materials for that group.  All facilitators should be energetic, animated, enthusiastic, and should have experience working in a group setting.  Facilitators will need to able work well with other team members, be trained on the curriculum, and be committed carrying out the curriculum as opposed to pushing their own opinions and agenda.  (Adherence to the manualized curriculum is vital to the success of the program.) Facilitators will need to commit to preparation time before each session to ensure comfort with the curriculum and enough familiarity to present curriculum information and activities with clarity. Persons hired for this position would need to be available on May 15th for an interview, May 20-22 for training, and be available to work two week nights and Saturday mornings for 6 consecutive weeks (June 1-July 18).


Technical Assistants - West TN (POSITION CLOSED)
Part-time position; $9/hr
Position Duration: May 2010-July 2010
Number of positions: 3 positions per county (Tipton, Fayette, & Lauderdale Counties, TN)
 

Job Description:

Technical Assistants will be responsible for overseeing the computer-based intervention (CBI). Technical assistants will set-up and manage the 6 weekly two-hour sessions.  They are on-hand for computer support and troubleshooting. Technical assistants will be trained on program content and how to solve computer-related issues. Persons selected for this position should have experience working with computers. Persons hired for this position would need to be available on May 14th for an interview, May 17-18 for training, and be available to work two week nights and Saturday mornings for 6 consecutive weeks (June 1-July 18).


Position: Childcare Provider (POSITION CLOSED)
Part-time position; $10/hr
Position Duration: May 2010-July 2010
Number of positions: 2-3 positions per county (Tipton, Fayette, & Lauderdale Counties, TN)

Duties: Supervise children (varying ages) until family sessions are complete (about 2 hours per session). We will provide Disney DVDs for children to watch and paper/ crayons, etc.
 
Hiring Requirements:
·        High School Diploma / GED (Associates Degree preferred)
·        Min 2 years childcare experience
·        At least 21 years of age
·        Reside in Tipton, Fayette, or Lauderdale Counties
·        Available 2-3 weeknights (5:30 – 7pm) and Saturday mornings (9:30am – 12pm)
·       Willing to submit to a thorough background check