Monroe Harding, Inc.

Part-Time Independent Living Coach

3 months ago(9/15/2017 10:03 AM)
# of Openings
Independent Living


Monroe Harding is committed to viewing and interacting with youth from a Trauma Informed perspective.   Staff understand normal and trauma impacted brain development and interact with youth in ways that encourage and restore normal brain functioning.  Staff are curious about “what happened to the youth to cause current behavior” and work with them uniquely based upon their developmental level.  Focus is on providing a safe and stable environment that encourages learning from mistakes and celebrating small advances in behavior or thought process.  Staff models healthy emotional regulation skills, flexibility in working with others, and effective restoration of relationships after issues arise.  Monroe Harding seeks individuals who enjoy adolescents and celebrates their uniqueness, are able to develop strong relationships and influence, and who are invested in their own personal growth and development as they seek to model effective behaviors for youth.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assist young adults navigate the realities of school, work, and daily life.
  • Provide support for youth as they grow into independence.
  • Teach problem solving skills.
  • Teach youth to cook, grocery shop, launder clothes, and live respectfully with roommates.
  • Help youth access community resources and advocate for themselves.
  • Coach youth in the development of social and emotional skills.
  • Build community and ensure safety.


Hours:  Friday and Saturday, 11:30pm-4am


Qualifications Required

Bachelor's Degree or substantial related work experience.


Applicants must pass thorough background check and drug screen.  Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license. 


Additionally, The Diana Screen® is administered to all potential applicants to help ensure that ethical boundaries between children and adults are maintained. At Monroe Harding, the safety and protection of the youth who have been entrusted to us is our #1 priority.


Monroe Harding Is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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