Fast Facts

- Catholic Charities of East Tennessee served more than 3322 individuals last year.
- We offer nine innovative programs to serve anyone with demonstrated need, regardless of religious affiliation.
- We estimate that fewer than 5% of the neighbors we serve Catholic.


Catholic Charities of East Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran) offering full-time, part-time and on-call positions. Jobs are posted as they become available. Please check back with us often.
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Knoxville, Tennessee

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee has an upcoming opening for a full-time Grant Administrator at the main office located in Knoxville. The Grant Administrator is responsible for securing revenue by determining concepts, gathering and formatting information, writing, and obtaining approvals for existing and new grants for operating revenue and designated projects. Click Here for the full description. To apply submit resume to Please indicate “Grant Administrator” in the subject line.  


Knoxville, Tennessee
Catholic Charities of East Tennessee (CCETN) has an immediate full-time opening for a Program Coordinator in its Office of Immigrant Services (OIS) located in Knoxville, TN. The Office of Immigrant Services is a DOJ recognized law office that provides immigration legal services to immigrants and refugees in our community.  This program offers legal assistance with family reunification, adjustment of status for refugees and asylees, DACA renewals, and humanitarian services under VAWA, and more.   The Program Coordinator is responsible for representing clients before the USCIS, prepares applications and petitions for submission to appropriate agency, and participates in community outreach and educational activities. Must have ability to submit application for DOJ accreditation within 6-months of hire, training provided. An attorney may perform same duties as DOJ Accredited Representative. Click Here for the full description. To apply submit resume to Please indicate “OIS Program Coordinator” in the subject line.


Knoxville, Tennessee

We have full-time openings for Care Specialists at our Emergency Shelter Services. The CCETN Emergency Shelter Services are 24/7 staffed emergency shelters. The Emergency Shelter Services are 24/7 staffed shelters for children and seniors. Employees are cross-trained at both shelters. Our employees enjoy a casual work environment, opportunities for development, and a real opportunity to make a difference. A comprehensive benefit package is offered. Proof of high school degree or equivalent is required. 1-3 years’ experience within a social agency is preferred. Click Here for the full description. To apply submit resume to Please indicate “Care Specialist” in the subject line.


Newcomb, Tennessee

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee has an immediate part-time opening for a Client Specialist. The Crazy Quilt Client Specialist provides food pantry services and assists the Program Coordinator in supervision of volunteers.  Crazy Quilt Friendship Center offers a food pantry, emergency assistance program and community summer programs. It serves as a critical resource available for low-income families in the Newcomb area, an Appalachian community near Jellico, Tenn. The Food Pantry & Emergency Assistance program at Crazy Quilt provides food boxes and assistance with utilities. Recipients are eligible every three months, as resources are available.   Click Here for the full description. To apply submit resume to Please indicate “Crazy Quilt” in the subject line.


Knoxville, Tennessee
Service Dates:  April 11, 2022 - April 10, 2023

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee (CCETN) is providing an opportunity for a Citizenship Outreach Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA member). The Volunteers in Service of America (VISTA) member will manage volunteers and promote program service. The AmeriCorps VISTA will serve with the Office of Immigrant Services at CCETN. The VISTA will conduct outreach to the East Tennessee immigrant and refugee community and develop tools and educational resources. The goal is to build resources to help immigrants in their pathway to citizenship and financial stability. The VISTA member will build and implement our social media plan to build capacity and educate the immigrant and non-immigrant community. The VISTA will implement long-term strategies to provide project sustainability by strengthening partnerships and exploring new ones. The VISTA work will help break the cycle of poverty by providing multilingual and culturally competent education to the immigrant underserved population. For a full job description, please click here.

To apply, you must submit an official application through the AmeriCorps VISTA portal.


Many thanks to our community partners who support the programs of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee!