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Thank you for your interest in being a part of this mission to assist children, youth and families in Georgia.

Our employees often discover that they have not just found a career, but a calling.

Vashti Center does not, and shall not, discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.

Check below to see how you can join our journey towards building healthy hearts, families, and communities.

Current Openings

Resilient Southwest Georgia Director of Outreach & Training

The Director of Outreach & Training is a pivotal role within the Regional Coalition Program team at the Vashti Center.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Executive Director and Associate Director, this individual will spearhead the coordination and execution of outreach and training initiatives aimed at bolstering the effectiveness of the coalition’s efforts. Working closely with the Resilient SWGA team, the Director will play a central role in planning, implementing, and evaluating activities associated with the Coalition, with a focus on fostering community engagement, supporting regional partners, and advancing behavioral and mental health initiatives.

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead the coalition in collaboration with the Resilient SWGA team, supervising and overseeing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of activities associated with the Coalition.
  • Represent the coalition at community events and activities, cultivating relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the community evaluator and team to collect data for reporting purposes, ensuring the effective monitoring and evaluation of coalition activities.
  • Provide technical assistance to local and regional partners, offering guidance and support in coalition building efforts.
  • Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive strategies to foster long-term involvement of community institutions, organizations, and individuals in behavioral and mental health initiatives.


  • Support diverse, collaborative relationships with partners at the local, regional, and state levels to achieve collective impact.
  • Maintain and recruit coalition partners, government agencies, and content experts to support the implementation of community strategies.
  • Provide coalition building technical assistance to Regional Family Connection partners to enhance collaborative efforts.
  • Identify resources and supports to enhance the effective implementation of regional strategies.
  • Develop and maintain a database of trainings offered to support regional coalition efforts.
  • Collaborate with the regional coalition partners to maintain the Regional Child and Family Behavioral Health Resource Guide and other relevant resources.
  • Manage the regional partner coalition newsletter and contact database.• Oversees and plans our social media calendar for the entire organization in coordination with our third-party contractor, and approves the content posted.
  • Oversees and manages marketing materials designed and purchased for the coalition and overall agency.
  • Capture and organize key takeaways and action items from monthly regional coalition calls.
  • Meets with senior management staff to report on coalition activities, training, and marketing initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health sciences, public policy/planning, social work, or related field. Masters preferred but not required to apply.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience required; experience in a non-profit or public health environment preferred or coalition building skills preferred.
  • Keen interest in behavioral health required; behavioral health subject matter expertise/experience preferred.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills; results-oriented with the ability to prioritize, plan, and execute.
  • Exceptional communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Robust problem-solving skills and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Proficiency in public speaking; ability to address large groups effectively.
  • Willingness to become a training facilitator as part of the role responsibilities.
  • Experience or skills in grant writing preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, social media platforms, and experience with design software such as Canva.
  • Availability to work some weekends for coalition events or trainings.
  • Willingness to travel as needed to service multiple counties in the region and attend statewide conferences.

More Information:

DEPARTMENT: Administration

SUPERVISOR: Associate Director



How to Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to

Childcare Worker - Thomasville Location

At least twenty-one (21) years of age, valid Georgia driver’s license, able to pass fingerprinting background check, high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of previous experience working with children.


The Child Care Worker (CCW) assures that the basic needs of the consumers in care are met and provides necessary supervision and individual attention. The CCW serves as a role model, and as such communicates and interprets the basic philosophy, policies, rules, programs and procedures of the program of care. Other duties of the CCW include but are not limited to maintaining cottage cleanliness, participation in recreational activities and transportation of consumers in care.


  • Assists other staff in all aspects of day to day care
  • Implements structure and rules through supervision and guidance of consumers
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the treatment plan by understanding the consumer’s diagnosis
  • Administers and records medications to consumers in accordance with agency policies and procedures
  • Assists new consumers in becoming familiar with the RBWO program
  • Provides transportation of consumers as directed by supervisor
  • Assists staff in developing solutions to individual or cottage wide problems
  • Maintains cottage cleanliness and structure as outlined in the cottage inspection form
  • Participates in physical restraints of consumers when necessary
  • Works in a team relationship with supervisors and other CCWs
  • Participates in consumer recreational activities on and off the cottage
  • Completes necessary documentation thoroughly and as directed by supervisor
  • Reinforces the positive behaviors of consumers in care
  • Remains calm and therapeutic in tense situations
  • Structures and supervises the laundry time
  • Consistently works posted schedule without call-ins, tardiness, or early quits
  • Cooperates with schedule changes and is available to work in a crisis or when other Child Care Workers staff are unable to work their posted schedule
  • Follows appropriate protocol when unable to work posted schedule
  • Demonstrates a professional attitude through dress, demeanor and communication

Send resume to or The Vashti Center, 1815 E. Clay St. Thomasville, GA  31792 Attn: Human Resources. The Vashti Center Inc. is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.



Master’s degree in social services field. Must be Licensed Eligible. Prefer Licensed or Associate Licensed in the State of Georgia as a LMFT, LPC, or LCSW.


Development and conceptualization of child/adolescent needs based on presenting circumstances, family history, cultural considerations, and stated desires of child/adolescent and family. Provide therapy based on evidence-based theory and approaches to best meet the needs of presenting clients. Quality documentation submitted in a timely manner for the purpose of meeting service and State guidelines, and billing.


1. Provide individual or family therapy as directed by consumer’s assessment and treatment plan.

2. Develop awareness of service guideline standards applicable to all providers of services for child/adolescent community mental health and addictive diseases.

3. To comply with fiscal intermediary service timetables:

a. Progress notes shall be completed and placed into the consumers chart within 7 days of service delivery.

b. An expectation amount will set and reviewed by the supervisor. If expectations are not meet progressive discipline will occur up to and including termination.

c. Billing for care is an essential part of the position

4. To comply with all Continuous Quality Improvement requests in a timely and complete manner.

5. To participate in staffing of caseload consumers as requested which may include initiating and overseeing PRTF (Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility) or psychiatric hospitalization.

6. To provide reports and notes to fiscal intermediaries of such quality that they are not disallowed and reimbursement secured.

7. To participate in Clinical Supervision as required by the Department of Behavioral Health Guidelines (if Applicable).

Send resume to or The Vashti Center, 1815 E. Clay St. Thomasville, GA  31792 Attn: Human Resources. The Vashti Center Inc. is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.

Community Support Worker

The Community Support Worker (CSW) is responsible for acting as the case manager for each consumer on the caseload.

Responsibilities for Community Support Worker

We are seeking a CSW to provide individualized assistance with our youth in-person to engage and empower them to learn about their strengths and barriers along their journey to achieving a more resilient future. You will be the child’s advocate by coordinating communicationas with collateral contacts as specified on the individual’s treatment plan. And monitoring the development of skills necessary to encourage healthy interactions among their peers, family and community.

How to Apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to

The Vashti Center is located at 1815 E. Clay St. Thomasville, GA  31792
The Vashti Center Inc. is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.


Certified Lifeguard

Job Opening: Certified Lifeguard

Vashti Center for Children and Families is seeking a certified lifeguard to supervise our swimming pool for the Room, Board, and Watchful Oversight (RWBO) program.

Schedule: Monday – Friday (except holidays) 

  1. Carruth Cottage: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
  2. Oliver Cottage: 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM


We are seeking a lifeguard to work with our youth, ages 10-18. There will be a maximum of 10 children who may partipate in the scheduled activity. We ask for an arrival 30 minutes prior to activity times to ensure the pool is clean and the area is properly maintained, and left clean once activities are completed for the day. Our team is flexible and willing to accommodate schedule adjustments when necessary.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Lifeguard certification required
  • Drug-free
  • Positive attitude



To Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to share more about why you’re inspired to serve our youth at Vashit to Arlisha Williams at


Join our team and help us provide a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for our children.


The Vashti Center campus is located at 1815 E. Clay St. Thomasville, GA  31792
The Vashti Center Inc. is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.

Human Resources

Attn: Tammy Harris
Vashti Center
1815 E. Clay Street
Thomasville, GA 31792
Office: (229) 226-4634 ext. 118
Fax: (229) 584-1919