Job Postings

► JOB OPENING - CSBG ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Administrative Assistant
Southwest Human Resource Agency, located at 1527 White Ave., Henderson, TN 38340 is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant.  The applicant selected to fill this position will assist low income families.    Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience handing customers in a friendly and professional manner.  Applicants must also have administrative experience and excellent office skills including typing and knowledge in the use and operation of software programs, database management, and Microsoft Office.  

This position offers excellent benefits and requires a high school diploma or GED. 
Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates. 
Starting rate of pay is $12.50 per hour.

Applicants may apply online at www.swhra.org, Indeed, and Jobs4TN.gov.
Applications may also be picked up at the main office or at the local SWHRA Community Service Center. 

Application deadline is September 10, 2020. 

SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


► JOB OPENING - COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER OFFICE ASSISTANT 

Southwest Human Resource Agency, located at 1527 White Ave., Henderson, TN 38340 is seeking a full-time Office Assistant.  This position will require travel to the Southwest HRA eight county service area (Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, and McNairy). The applicant selected to fill this position will assist low income families by taking service applications, assisting customers and making referrals to other social service providers.  Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience handing customers in a friendly and professional manner.  Applicants must also have excellent computer and data entry skills, as well as be organized and have the ability to multitask. 

This position offers excellent benefits and requires a high school diploma or GED. 
Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates. 
Starting rate of pay is $12.50 per hour.

Applicants may apply online at www.swhra.org, Indeed, and Jobs4TN.gov.
Applications may also be picked up at the main office or at the local SWHRA Community Service Center. 

Application deadline is September 10, 2020. 

SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


► JOB OPENING - COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER COORDINATOR (Henderson County)

Southwest HRA is seeking a full-time Coordinator for the Henderson County Community Service Center located at 340 Natchez Trace Drive, Suite A, Lexington, TN 38351.  The applicant selected to fill this position will assist low income families by taking service applications, assisting customers and making referrals to other social service providers.  Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience handing customers in a friendly and professional manner.  Applicants must also have excellent computer and data entry skills, as well as be organized and have the ability to multitask.  

This position offers excellent benefits and requires a high school diploma and a valid driver’s license. 
Entry level pay rate is $13.17 per hour.

Applicants may apply online at www.swhra.org, Indeed, and Jobs4TN.gov.
Applications may also be picked up at the local SWHRA Community Service Center.  

Application deadline is September 10, 2020.  

SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


► JOB OPENING - ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN I

Southwest Human Resource Agency located at 1527 White Ave., Henderson, TN 38340 is seeking an Accounting Technician I to handle accounts payable.  The applicant selected to fill this position must have a high school diploma (Associate’s Degree in business administration, accounting or related field is preferred) and a minimum of two years’ experience performing accounting and/or bookkeeping functions. 

This position is full-time and offers excellent benefits. 
Pay will be based on experience (minimum pay rate is $11.96 per hour.
 
Applicants may apply online at www.swhra.org, Indeed, and Jobs4TN.gov.
Applications may also be picked up at the main office or at the local SWHRA Community Service Center. 

Application deadline is September 10, 2020. 

SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


► JOB OPENING - HOMEMAKER (Decatur County)


Seeking qualified applicants in Decatur County area.
Duties may include general housekeeping, running errands, and/or personal care.
Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, liability automobile insurance.
Background checks will be performed.

Applications are available online at www.swhra.org
Or
Southwest HRA Service Center
2039 Hwy 641 South
Parsons, TN 38363

Southwest HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

► JOB OPENING - HOMEMAKER (McNairy County)

Seeking qualified applicants in McNairy County area.
Duties may include general housekeeping, running errands, and/or personal care.
Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, liability automobile insurance.
Background checks will be performed.

Applications are available online at www.swhra.org
Or
Southwest HRA Service Center
145 South Y Square
Selmer, TN 38375

Southwest HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

► JOB OPENING - HOMEMAKER (Henderson County)

Seeking qualified applicants in Henderson County area.
Duties may include general housekeeping, running errands, and/or personal care.
Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, liability automobile insurance.
Background checks will be performed.

Applications are available online at www.swhra.org
Or
Southwest HRA Service Center
340 Natchez Trace Dr. Suite A
Lexington, TN 38351

Southwest HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


► JOB OPENING - HOMEMAKER (Hardeman County)

Seeking qualified applicants in Hardeman County area.
Duties may include general housekeeping, running errands, and/or personal care.
Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, liability automobile insurance.
Background checks will be performed.

Applications are available online at www.swhra.org
Or
Southwest HRA Service Center
793 Tennessee St. Suite A
Bolivar, TN 38008

Southwest HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

► JOB OPENING - VAN DRIVERS

Southwest Human Resource Agency’s Office of Public Transportation is seeking drivers in Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison and McNairy Counties.
 
Qualifications are:
- be at least 21 years old
- possess a valid Class D with the “F” Endorsement or CDL Tennessee driver’s license
- pass a DOT physical
- have a clean background check
- pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen. 
 
Pay begins at $9.60/hour plus a robust benefit package.
 
Applications are available at www.swhra.org.
Please contact the Transportation Department at 800-372-6013 or 731-989-5111.
 
SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

JOB OPENING -  HOMEMAKER PROGRAM

Seeking qualified applicants for Part Time position for the following counties:  Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison and McNairy.
Duties include general housekeeping and providing in-home care for elderly and disabled.
Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, liability automobile insurance.
Background checks will be performed.

Applications are available online @swhra.org or @ Community Service Centers.

Chester Co. CSC                    269 N. Church St.                               Henderson TN 38340
Decatur Co. CSC                    2039 Hwy 641 S.                                Parsons TN 38363
Hardeman Co. CSC                793 Tennessee St. Suite A                  Bolivar TN 38008
Hardin Co. CSC                      885 Pickwick Rd.                               Savannah TN 38372
Haywood Co. CSC                 1149 Tammbell St.                             Brownsville TN 38012
Henderson Co. CSC               340 Natchez Trace Dr. Suite A          Lexington TN 38351
Madison Co. CSC                   1124 Whitehall St. Suite 201 A          Jackson TN 38301
McNairy Co. CSC                  145 South Y Square                            Selmer TN 38375

MAIL APPLICATIONS TO:
Southwest Human Resource Agency
Attention:Homemaker Program 
P.O. Box 264
Henderson, TN 38340 or fax to 731-989-9654

SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 

FOSTER GRANDPARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
 
PURPOSE:
To provide volunteer opportunities for low income persons, age 55 or older, to create support services for children with special & exceptional needs.
 
ELIGIBILITY:
  1. Men & women must be age 55 or older
  2. Applicants must meet Federal Income Guidelines.
  3. Must pass a fingerprint FBI Background check, as well as other criminal background checks.
  4. Applicants must be physically fit & mentally able to serve at least five days per week.
  5. Applicants must have a desire to learn about the needs of children served and want to help with a child’s individual growth & development. 
BENEFITS OF FOSTER GRANDPARENTS:
  1. Stipend payment of at least $106.00 every two weeks ($ 2.65 per hr.).  This money does not affect any Social Security, SSI, rent or other benefits already received.
  2. Transportation is provided free of charge.
  3. Grandparents receive a free hot meal if they work through meal time.
  4. Insurance is provided during travel and work time.
  5. Orientation is provided before a Grandparent begins work.
  6. This is a wonderful opportunity to associate with other seniors and to have children to love and who will love you in return. 
FUNDING SOURCES:
The Foster Grandparent Program is funded by the Corporation for National Community Service and Southwest Human Resource Agency.
 
CONTACT PERSON:
If you would like more information or would like to apply for the program please call Vivian Kelly at 731-989-5111 Ext. 1145 or toll free 1-800-372-6013.

 

 

 





 

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The Tennessee General Assembly established Southwest Human Resource Agency (SWHRA) in 1973 as one of nine Human Resource Agencies deemed to be the delivery system for human services throughout the state of Tennessee. SWHRA is a public non-profit agency that serves an eight county region including Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, McNairy and Madison counties...

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