Program Opportunities

Where do you fit in?

We are successful because of people like you — dedicated professionals and recent graduates who want to make life better for youth who have experienced trauma that no one should endure. Our team members work in a variety of services that provide crucial family restoration.

Intensive In-Home Services

In communities across the country, our family specialists offer children and their families a form of intensive in-home treatment that makes a lasting difference, working to prevent out-of-home placements whenever possible or to reunify them with their families after being out of the home.

  • Small caseloads (four to six families)
  • Conduct multiple home visits weekly
  • Focused treatment on life issues that are impacting families
Read more about our intensive in-home programs here.
Counselor with familiy

Residential Services

We provide residential treatment for children and youth with serious emotional and behavioral challenges in several residential locations and group homes in Georgia and Tennessee.

  • Work with small groups of youth
  • Teach life skills and appropriate behaviors
  • Assist with recreational activities
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy
  • Positions also available for nurses, teachers and support team members
Read more about our residential services here.
Residential teacher, Natasha Malone


Young people who transition from foster care at 18 are resilient and capable but face challenges without support that can lead to negative outcomes. Our LifeSet program model is the bridge from foster care to successful adulthood for thousands of young people in states across the country.

  • Work with youth adults
  • Identify goals, discuss barriers, give advice and direction
  • Small caseload (around 10 cases at a time)
  • Support young adults in finding health care, housing, education and employment
  • Monitor emotional and mental health
Read more about our LifeSet program here.
Staff with youth

Treatment Foster Care

In Tennessee, Youth Villages provides foster care services when youth need safe and stable temporary placement after being put in state’s custody. We recruit and train foster parents who are able to provide a caring environment where a child can heal as they build trusting relationships with their temporary families.

  • Identify and develop prospective foster parents
  • Provide counseling services
  • Work to reunite child with parents or relatives
  • Interface with schools to help children resolve academic issues
  • Coordinate with state case managers and accompany children to court
Read more about our Foster Care program here.
Youth Villages staff with adoptive youth

Specialized Crisis Services

In Tennessee, Youth Villages provides assessment and evaluation of children and youth, up to age 18, who are experiencing a psychiatric emergency.

  • Respond to emergency calls at homes, schools, hospitals, residential and detention centers
  • Evaluate need for services and conduct face-to-face assessments if necessary
  • Make appropriate referrals
Read more about our Specialized Crisis Services here.

Corporate and Support

Whether you’re interested in working out of our headquarters in Memphis or in another one of our many locations across the country, we have a need for corporate professionals and support staff who want to help achieve our mission by sharing their expertise.

Maintenance staff with saw

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  • Get information about available job opportunities, our career development program and upcoming summer internships.
  • See where you fit in.
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