Job Postings


Southwest Human Resource Agency is accepting applications for Central Kitchen Van Drivers.
Location of employment is Southwest HRA Nutrition Services/Central Kitchen at 992 W. Main Street, Henderson, TN.   
Positions will require stooping, reaching, and lifting up to 100 lbs.
Applicants must have good customer service skills and a clean driving record.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with 2 years of safe, unrestricted driving experience and have a Class D driver’s license.

Positions are part-time (up to 29 hrs. per week) with no benefits.  Entry level pay rate is $9.50 per hour.
Applications may be obtained at the Southwest HRA Central Office located at 1527 White Ave., Henderson, TN or you may apply online at  
Applications may be mailed to Human Resources,  P.O. Box 264 Henderson, TN 38340. 

Application deadline is November 12, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.  

SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Schedule:
8 - 12 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
8 - 11 Thursday and Friday for this position

Reports to: Nutrition Program Coordinator, Dianne Reeves
Objective: To manage and supervise the Home Delivered and Choices Meals programs at the Nutrition Site Location.

Specific Duties Include:
Counting home delivered meals upon arrival at the Center to ensure order is correct.
Load up all home delivered meals and begin your route.
Mileage is allowed for site manager for Choices and Options meals at .30 cents per mile. These mileage sheets are turned in at the end of each month.

Perform all record keeping related to the Nutrition Program, i.e., documenting temperatures on test meal day Home Delivered and Choices Authorizations and PCSP (Person Centered Support Plan), Volunteer-In-kind Vouchers for Home delivered volunteers, Status Sheets, Missed Visit Sheets, Critical Incident Forms, Nutrition Education for Home Delivered meal clients, Homebound Termination Lists, Mileage Sheets, Choices and Home Delivered Route Sheets.
Status sheets and Missed visit reports are to be sent immediately.
Recruit an adequate Volunteer staff that will assist with meal delivery. You must have back up in the event of your absence.
Maintain volunteer personnel folders to include recruitment sheet, job description, background checks, training schedule, evaluation and recognition and other documentation as required.
Maintain up-to date PCSP (Person Centered Support Plan) for Choices and Authorizations, re­ authorizations, and termination forms on all homebound clients.
Provide Nutrition Education once a month to Home Delivered clients at the beginning of each month.
In the event your route is complete and you have additional work time that day, you may assist the Congregate Site Manager with her duties. Do not work past your allotted hours.

Applications may be picked up at:
Any Southwest HRA Community Service Center
SWHRA Central Office at 1527 White Ave., Henderson, TN
our web site

Submit Complete Application to:
            Southwest Human Resource Agency
            P.O. Box 264
            Henderson, TN.  38340
An Equal Opportunity Employer


Salary:  Based on education (Minimum salary $12.25 per hr.)
Job Duties Include:  Carry out a program of instruction ensuring program policies and procedures are being met for a pre-school classroom of up to 20 children, supervise an Assistant Teacher, make home visits, encourage parent involvement, and work closely with other staff concerning enrollment and meeting the needs of families.
Basic Qualifications:   Applicant must possess an AA or higher degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with 18 credit hours of Early Childhood Education.  Applicant should also possess good written, verbal, and computer skills.  Experience and/or training in working with pre-school children is desired. Must pass physical exam, TB screening, drug screen, and criminal/fingerprint background check.
Excellent benefits           
Work schedule - 40 weeks (10 mo.) / 80 hrs. bi-weekly
Applications may be picked up at: Southwest HRA- Hardeman Co. Community Service Center at 793 Tennessee  St,,
SWHRA Central Office at 1527 White Ave., Henderson,
our web site,
Submit Complete Application to:
            Southwest Human Resource Agency
            P.O. Box 264
            Henderson, TN.  38340
Applications will be accepted through November 4, 2019
An Equal Opportunity Employer


Southwest Human Resource Agency (SWHRA) is currently accepting applications for a Fiscal Director.  SWHRA serves eight counties in the West Tennessee region, Southwest Human Resource Agency endeavors to enhance the quality of life of the less fortunate.                                              
Position Qualifications:  Thorough knowledge of standard accounting practices and procedures pertaining to accounts payable, accounts receivable, internal controls, cost accounting, and financial analysis; knowledge of OMB Circulars A-133 & A-122 pertaining to the financial reporting requirements for non-profit agencies; working knowledge of computer database applications including spreadsheet applications and database management; knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to auditing and disclosure requirements; working knowledge of fixed assets, inventory maintenance, and depreciation and amortization schedules; knowledge of state regulations, grant stipulations and reporting requirements pertaining to non-profit managed programs; supervisory experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent customer service skills.   Applicant must also have strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills. 
Requirement: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Financial Management, or closely related field and considerable experience in corporate accounting and computerized accounting systems; experience monitoring contract provisions and budgets and supervisory experience.  
Work location – Southwest Human Resource Agency Central Office, 1527 White Ave., Henderson, TN
Paper applications may be picked up at 1527 White Avenue, Henderson, TN or at one of the Community Service Centers/American Job Centers located in Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, or McNairy Counties.  You may also apply online at, and
Paper applications may be emailed to:  [email protected], mailed or delivered to Receptionist at P. O. Box 264, Henderson, TN 38340
Applications will be accepted through October 11, 2019, 2019
Southwest Human Resource Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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
Please contact the Transportation Department at 800-372-6013 or 731-989-5111.
SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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 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

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


To provide volunteer opportunities for low income persons, age 55 or older, to create support services for children with special & exceptional needs.
  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. 
  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. 
The Foster Grandparent Program is funded by the Corporation for National Community Service and Southwest Human Resource Agency.
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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