Career Opportunities

Intake Specialist/Therapist        

Intake Specialist/Therapist position in an advocacy center providing trauma based therapeutic services to sexually abused and severely physically abused children and non-offending family members. Is responsible for managing the referral process and completing initial intakes and psychosocial assessments of all referred clients.

Requirements:                                 

  • LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, or LPC, LMFT-A, LPC-I license
  • Experience in working with abused children
  • Experience in providing specialized trauma treatment
  • Experience in providing individual, group, family and play therapy
  • Experience in providing crisis intervention services
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Good speaking and writing skills
  • Bilingual preferred

Job Duties:

  • Receive all therapy referrals from CAC staff and partner agencies
  • Follow-up with CAC staff and partner agencies regarding therapy referrals
  • Make initial contact with families referred for therapy within 2 weeks of receiving referral
  • Schedule and conduct psychosocial assessments to determine referrals to appropriate mental health services, including but not limited to individual therapy, group therapy, and community mental health providers
  • Document all contact with families
  • Assign clients to program therapists as needed
  • Maintain and track data required for funding sources and program evaluation
  • Attend bi-weekly Case Review Team meetings and provide status updates regarding therapy referrals
  • Assist Therapy Team Lead in the ongoing development of the intake process as needed
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with community mental health providers and agencies
  • Provides individual, group, family and play therapeutic services to child victims and their non-offending family members
  • Provides evidence based treatment such as TF-CBT to clients
  • Provides pre and post assessments to clients to measure changes
  • Develops treatment plans for clients and updates those plans
  • Documents sessions through case notes
  • Provides brief crisis intervention when necessary
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary team case staffings
  • Provides court testimony in civil and criminal cases
  • Provides community education regarding child abuse and CAFB
  • Maintain network of community mental health providers
  • Maintains statistics and data entry as necessary for grant reports
  • Participates in the Children’s Advocacy Center’s on call program
  • Participates in CAFB awareness and fundraising activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • May be required to bend and stoop and lift up to 20 lbs. In connection with assigned duties

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Fiona at fremko@cafb.org.

 

Part-time Contract Therapist – Evenings and weekends

Therapist position in an advocacy center providing therapeutic services to sexually abused and severely physically abused children and non-offending caregivers. Position is for evening and weekend hours.

Requirements:                                 

  • LCSW, LMFT, or LPC license
  • Experience in working with abused children
  • Experience in providing individual, group, family and play therapy
  • Experience and training in trauma work with children
  • Experience in providing crisis intervention services
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Good speaking and writing skills
  • Bilingual preferred
  • 12 hours per week including evenings and weekends
  • Must carry own liability insurance

Job Duties:

  • Provides individual, group, family and play therapeutic services to child victims and their families
  • Provides individual, group, family and play therapeutic services to child victims and their non-offending family members
  • Provides evidence based treatment such as TF-CBT to clients
  • Provides pre and post assessments to clients to measure changes
  • Develops treatment plans for clients and updates those plans
  • Documents sessions through case notes and case tracking system
  • Provides brief crisis intervention when necessary
  • Attends a weekly supervision/case consultation with program director
  • Provides court testimony in civil and criminal cases
  • Maintains statistics and data entry as necessary for grant reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • May be required to bend and stoop and lift up to 20 lbs. in connection with assigned duties

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Fiona at fremko@cafb.org.

 

Development Analyst

The Development Analyst reports directly to the CEO with dotted line to Development and Accounting/Finance.  This position is directly responsible for supporting the donor database, Raiser’s Edge, donor analytics, queries and reports, gift processing, donor stewardship and administrative support.

Duties and Responsibilities

Data Management

  • Interfaces with the CEO, the development team, and the accounting/finance team regularly regarding Raiser’s Edge management, gift processing and stewardship activities.
  • Processes gifts and pledges in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Manages data and reports from Raiser’s Edge to assist in the formulation of prospect cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities for the full development team, including supporting the management of team portfolios.
  • Ensures the data integrity in Raiser’s Edge. Creates a maintenance schedule to update electronic constituent records.
  • Manages the data and reporting to implement a comprehensive stewardship plan that encompasses events, systems and activities (e.g., newsletters, donor acknowledgement letters, special events). Ensures all donor recognition takes place in a timely manner.
  • Primary responsibility for annual and cumulative giving and recognition (Donor Walls, Naming, Annual Reports, Donors, etc.)

Donor Relations

  • Supports the Development Team with an effective, ongoing practice of gratitude and communication that builds relationships with donors and strengthens ties to CAFB.
  • Assists with grant reporting input to grant applications regarding donor gifts.
  • Coordinates mailings for special events and other development activities.

Other Duties as Required

Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, data management, development, and marketing preferred.
  • Two years of development experience with a concentration in gift processing and stewardship, preferred.
  • Full knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Raiser’s Edge and QuickBooks (preferable).
  • Organized, energetic, flexible, deadline and detail-oriented, and strategic approach to problem solving.
  • Initiates and has the ability to work independently
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Cathy at czapalac@cafb.org.

 

Youth Transporter

The Youth Transporter will report to the Advocacy Specialist/WINGS Team Leader. The Youth Transporter has the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety and welfare of children and staff during transporting to and from the youths’ residences and field trip locations. It is also the role of the transporter to ensure the van is clean; determine and follow safe and efficient routes, ensure all passengers are in appropriate restraints; and maintain transportation records required by the program.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Ensures safety and well-being of youth/children and adults being transported to and from the program
  • Ensures van always has sufficient fuel
  • Ensures drinking water and nutrition are available on the van daily
  • In Consultation with the Advocacy Specialist/WINGS Team Leader, develops and follows efficient and safe written routes
  • Operates van in such a way that road and safety regulations are always followed; reports any traffic violations to Advocacy Specialist/WINGS Team Leader immediately
  • With assistance of CASA staff, ensures that all child/youth are in age appropriate safety restraints at all times
  • With assistance of CASA staff, ensures that all passengers follow loading and unloading procedures
  • Follows procedures to ensure no child/youth is left alone on van without adult supervision
  • Reports any children/youth that were not transported to program to Advocacy Specialist/WINGS Team Leader
  • Maintains cleanliness of van
  • Routinely inventories emergency and first aid supplies and equipment, reports needs to Advocacy Specialist/WINGS Team Leader
  • With Advocacy Specialist/WINGS Team Leader, identifies person authorized to receive children. Delivers children to only authorized persons.
  • In event of an accident, ensures medical emergency procedures are followed; completes written accident report

Training

  • Attends and participates in pre-service training

Qualifications

Must be at least 25 years old. Possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance. Must comply with background checks, including fingerprints and DPFS check as required by the agency.  Experience in transportation field. Ability to present a positive image of the organization in the community. Visual and auditory acuity within professionally determined normal ranges, with correction if needed. Must have effective organizational, problem solving, and time management skills. Ability to comprehend and follow traffic signs. Ability to perform responsibilities under pressure and in cases of accidents or other emergencies. Successful experience working as an effective team member.

Other Requirements

  • Submit to a child abuse and criminal background check
  • Complete pre-service training
  • Bending, stooping, reaching and other movement required
  • Ability to lift 40+ pounds
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 25 years of age or older
  • Must comply with all city, state and federal laws
  • Perform other duties as assigned