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Tennessee Coalition To End Domestic and Sexual Violence


Legal Counsel

The Legal Counsel is a member of the Management Team and is responsible for developing and reviewing agency contracts, updating legal materials, supervising attorneys in the Coalition’s legal clinic, managing grants, and providing limited training and technical assistance to communities.
For more information, including how to apply, Legal Counsel.

Sexual Assault Legal Attorney

The Coalition seeks an attorney for its sexual assault legal services component of its legal clinic. The goal of the Sexual Assault Legal Clinic is to provide comprehensive and holistic legal representation in civil matters for victims of sexual assault. The funding for these services allows the Coalition to provide representation to clients in 34 counties. For more information, including how to apply: Sexual Assault Attorney.


Legal Secretary - Immigration Clinic

The Legal Secretary is responsible for maintaining the daily functioning of the Immigrant Legal Clinic. Specific duties for the position will include, but are not limited to, assisting in collecting, organizing and maintaining legal database. For more information, including how to apply: Legal Secretary - Immigration Clinic


For Volunteer Opportunities click here. 


Other Agencies

Safe Passage Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program

Program Director: BA minimum required, MA preferred. Prior experience in budget & grant administration required and with at least 2 years management experience in a not-for-profit setting preferred.  

This position provides the leadership necessary to ensure a safe shelter for domestic violence victims and access to needed core services for both DV & Sexual Assault Victims.  The director develops, manages, coordinates, and supervises the activities of professional, administrative, technical, support personnel, and volunteers to achieve maximum utilization of the work force in accomplishing the organization’s mission and in achieving its goals.

Responsibilities include organizational development, legal and fiscal management and reporting, fundraising, public information, forging and maintaining community relationships, grant research, application submission and reporting oversight.

Salary Competitive/DOQ. Full time benefits include paid leave including 12 sick, 12 vacation & 12 holidays annually, State Pension Plan, employer paid life insurance & BCBS health insurance as low as $15.45 per pay period. Flexible work schedule, paid training and opportunity for advancement also available.

All applicants are drug screened upon being made a contingent offer of employment. All employees are subject to random drug screens.  Applications accepted at www.fthra.org or at application kiosk located at FTHRA Corporate Office, 704 Rolling Hills Drive, J.C., TN 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F, DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

NOTE: We cannot accept resumes that are unaccompanied by a fully completed FTHRA application.


Center of Hope, Columbia, TN
     Bilingual Advocate

For information on the position, including how to apply, click here. 

Sexual Assault Center of Nashville & Middle TN
     SART Coordinator/Advocate

As a member of S.A.C.’s Advocacy Team, the SART Coordinator/Advocate works out of S.A.C.’s Clarksville office and is responsible for providing provide trauma-informed advocacy, information, support and resources to S.A.C. clients and survivors of sexual assault in Middle Tennessee as well as develop Sexual Assault Response Teams in Stewart, Montgomery, Houston and Dickson counties.  Please see position description for details.  To apply email resume and cover letter to Jessica Labenberg at JLabenberg@SACenter.org.  No phone calls, please.

     Victim Advocate

To provide trauma-informed advocacy, information, support and resources to S.A.C. clients and survivors of sexual assault in Middle Tennessee. Click for more info. To apply email resume and cover letter to Jessica Labenberg at JLabenberg@SACenter.org.

Avalon Center, Crossville, TN
     Director of Shelter Services

As a member of the management team, the Director of Shelter Services is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and client services of the Avalon Center’s emergency shelter. This includes providing support and supervision to shelter advocates and volunteers, developing and implementing shelter programs, maintaining client records, preparing reports, and providing direct services. To Apply. 

Fayette Cares

     Victim Advocate

The Victim Advocate provides direct assistance to victims and survivors of domestic violence from initial contact to self-sufficiency. The Victim Advocate has a strong focus on providing intervention, prevention, and support services for adults who have experienced violence within intimate relationships.
For more information, including how to apply, click here. 

In order to make it easier for qualified individuals to find careers at which they can excel, the Coalition is accepting submissions of open positions from our member programs to be included on this page. For submission information click here.