Great Place to Work 2020-2021

Youth Villages named Great Place to Work for 2021

Youth Villages has achieved the coveted Great Place to Work designation for the fourth year in a row.

Are you interested in joining our team?

Youth Villages’ recruiting team is still hiring. View our available jobs and apply today.

Join Our Team

Do you share our passion for helping children and families live successfully?

Whether you are a licensed counselor, a recent graduate, a professional with experience working with troubled youth, or you’re a current youth mental health counselor, we’ve got a place for you.

Bill's Place Careers

Youth Villages is expanding intensive residential treatment on the Bartlett, Tennessee, campus.

The addition of Bill’s Place® complements Youth Villages’ results-oriented programs and expands the organization’s outreach in providing services to children with emotional, behavioral and medical concerns. This new addition will add approximately 160 new jobs.

Youth Villages Careers – We Are A Force For Families®


Youth Villages is a national leader in the field of children’s mental and behavioral health. We help more than 30,000 of America’s most vulnerable children and families each year. Our team is made up of 3,000 employees who are currently serving a total of 74 locations across 16 states.

Our approach centers around intensive work with children and families, measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible and providing accountability to families and funders.

Youth Villages’ commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services, including:

  • In-Home Services
  • Treatment Foster Care & Adoption
  • LifeSet
  • Crisis Services
  • Residential Treatment and Group Homes

Over the years, our organization has grown, but we’ve never lost sight of our core belief: Every child deserves a functioning family and a safe, permanent home. Because stronger families result in safer neighborhoods and better communities for everyone. Our long-term success rate is 83%—nearly TWICE the national average of traditional services.

 We’re always looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and drive to make the world a better place for everyone.

  • Designated A Great Place to Work®
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Partial tuition and licensure reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Focus on wellness and work/life balance
  • Annual employee conference

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Master’s Level
Clinical Liaison

Memphis, TN

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Response Counselor

Cookeville, TN

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Based Counselor

Plymouth, NH

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Intervention Specialist

Tulsa, OK

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Youth Villages offers undergraduate and graduate students in social work, psychology, or related fields an internship experience that is challenging, relevant to your studies and future career – and a lot of fun. Interns work alongside Youth Villages’ professional staff to make a difference in the lives of seriously troubled children. Most interns work on our residential campuses or group homes in Memphis or Nashville Tennessee.



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Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to prejudice and racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.


Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.