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WHO WE ARE

Serving Families for Over 20 Years

At TOP, we believe that healthy families build healthy communities. Our team serves the community with great compassion and enthusiasm, utilizing a strengths-based, holistic approach. Because of the work of our team, TOP serves 20,000 individuals through 20+ programs each year in West Alabama.

 

Through significant collaboration and partnership, the TOP team works to address critical family needs. We strive to meet families where they are to empower them to reach their full potential. 


Using the Strengthening Families™ framework throughout programs, we work with families to develop:


RESILIENCE IN FAMILIES  |  SOCIAL CONNECTIONS  |  KNOWLEDGE OF PARENTING & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

CONCRETE SUPPORT IN TIMES OF NEEDS | SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE OF CHILDREN

 
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JOIN OUR TEAM

Learn about open positions below

 

HEALTHY FAMILIES AMERICA DIRECTOR

Tuscaloosa’s One Place is searching for an experienced candidate for the position of Healthy Families America Director. Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, human development, education, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Candidate should have experience in providing services to culturally diverse communities/families, experience in home visitation with a strong background in prevention services to the 0-3 age population, knowledge of infant/child development and parent-child attachment and knowledge of maternal-infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect.


The Healthy Families America Director will be responsible for the day-to-day, firsthand management of the program. The director will provide weekly individualized supervision to staff, which incorporates administrative, clinical, and reflective practices. The director is required to be involved in planning, budgeting, staffing, training, quality assurance, and evaluation to ensure compliance with program policies and procedures.

Deadline to apply is, August 19, 2022.

To apply, please complete application below and send with resume to tdavis@tuscaloosaoneplace.org

View complete job description here.

RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION COORDINATOR

The Relationship Education Coordinator Position involves teaching adult and teen relationship classes, community collaboration, recruitment, planning and evaluation. Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in the field of education, social work, psychology, human and child development, counseling, sociology or related field, and candidate must have a minimum of one year associated experience.


To apply, please send resume to tdavis@tuscaloosaoneplace.org and complete the application below.


Deadline to apply:  August 10, 2022

View complete job description here.

FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

We are searching for a candidate with a social service background to provide parenting instruction. Position involves client assessments, home visits and leading parenting classes in a group setting. Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in the field of social work, psychology, human and child development, counseling, sociology or related field, and candidate must have a minimum of one year associated experience.

To apply, please send resume to tdavis@tuscaloosaoneplace.org and complete application below. 

Deadline to apply:  August 10, 2022

View complete job description here.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM TEACHER - BUHL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Tuscaloosa’s One Place is seeking After School Program Teachers for Buhl Elementary School. To qualify, candidates should be 21 years of age or older with a background in social work or education and prior experience working with children and supervising them. Candidates must be cleared through the Child Abuse Central Registry and pass a background check, including fingerprinting. Candidates will be expected to work two hours and a half per day during the school year, Monday through Friday 2:45pm until 5:15pm with an additional half hour planning time for each day teaching.

$15 Hourly rate for non-degreed staff; $17 hourly rate for degreed staff; $20 hourly rate for certified teachers.

Deadline to apply for position is, August 10, 2022.

Candidates must complete a TOP employment application below. Submit application and resume to tdavis@tuscaloosaoneplace.org.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATOR - MATTHEWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

We have a part-time After School Program Coordinator position open at Matthews Elementary School. To qualify, candidate should be 21 years of age or older and have earned at least a bachelor’s degree, preferably in social work or education. Candidate must be cleared through the Child Abuse Central Registry and pass a background check, including fingerprinting. Candidate will be expected to work 4 hours per day during the school year Monday – Friday 2:30 – 5:15 pm with the additional 1.25 hours worked before or after program, and 6 hours per day during the summer.

Hourly rate is $20.00/hour.

Deadline to apply for position is, August 12, 2022.

Candidate must complete a TOP employment application below and submit application and resume to tdavis@tuscaloosaoneplace.org.

JUVENILE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

TOP is hiring someone with a social service background to provide case management and support to youth.  Position involves case management with families and youth and will include home visits and client assessments. Must possess a bachelor’s degree in the field of criminal justice, social work, human and child development, counseling, or a related field. Experience with juveniles, previous law enforcement experience, court system and/or data analysis preferred.

Applicants must complete TOP application below and submit with resume to tdavis@tuscaloosaoneplace.org

CAREER COUNSELOR & CASE MANAGER

We have an open position for a workforce development coach.  In this position, you would coordinate services to train, direct, and motivate participants and maintain effective working relationships with community partners. Preferred experience in career/job placement or an employment and training program, recruitment, developing job search plan and/or retention services. Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, human development, education, or a related field required.  

Applicants must complete TOP application below and submit resume to tdavis@tuscaloosaoneplace.org

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK

TOP is seeking experienced Social Workers. Duties include providing interventions, social and emotional support, and case management services to children and families in a school setting. Minimum of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field is preferred. Preference given to candidates with current Alabama Social Work license. Applicants must complete TOP application below and submit resume to kbormann@tuscaloosaoneplace.org.

INTERNSHIPS

TOP is looking for interns interested in learning about the social service field.  Interns should expect to learn all TOP programs, and upon successful completion of their internship, will be prepared to enter any social service position with excellent skills.  Applicants should have strong communication skills and should be majoring in social work, psychology, human and child development, counseling, sociology or related field.  Interns should have strong writing skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  Internships are unpaid placements. Please send your resume to ktibbetts@tuscaloosaoneplace.org.

 

MEET OUR BOARD

Chair - Steve Steele

Vice Chair -Chad Tindol

Secretary - Alisa Robertson

Treasurer - Carla Bailey

Steven Anderson

Star Bloom

Ross Bryan

Leah Colvin

Chris Gunter

Leslie Guy

Heath Hendrix

Joy Humphrey

Danielle Kimbrough

Reed Lightsey

Elizabeth McGiffert

Debra Nelson-Gardell

Ryan Stallings


EX OFFICIO MEMBER

Misty Renfroe


EMERITUS MEMBERS

Helene Hibbard

Al May

 

OUR PARTNERS

We know that we cannot make a meaningful impact alone. We make a much greater difference when we collaborate together. TOP works with over 300 different community partners to provide financial, programmatic, and in-kind support.


A special thank you to some of our partners below: