Master's Clinical Counselor (Violent Crime Outreach) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

Join the McNabb Center Team as a Violent Crime Outreach Clinician today!

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Violent Crime Outreach Clinician

The Violent Crime Outreach Clinician is responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of primary and secondary victims of homicide, gang violence, and other violent crimes:

  • Travels to counties served to provide therapy and outreach. 
  • Provides individual therapy to meet the needs of each client and provides support groups. 
  • Provides outreach and awareness to the community through involvement in various coalition and community meetings. 
  • Assists with professional trainings to law enforcement and allied professionals about various topics, including available services for victims of violent crime and how to access services. 
  • May assist with mobile advocacy services as needed.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $45,080 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm  Flexibility may be required to meet the needs of clients.

Travel: This position will require travel, working in McNabb Center offices in Knox County and counties outside of Knoxville. A valid driver's license and access to transportation is necessary for this position. Anderson, Blount, Cocke, Jefferson, Knox, and Sevier Counties/Knox is home location 

Equipment/Technology: This job requires that use of a computer, with basic word and excel skills.

QUALIFICATIONS - Violent Crime Outreach Clinician


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field of study. 
  • Eligible for certification and licensure by the state of Tennessee if such exists or his/her degree/profession.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • One year experience preferred with specialized training/course work in trauma and victim services.  


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal / soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff may be required to get an F endorsement in order to transport clients as necessary.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center 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. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.