Now Hiring - Family Advocates (2 positions available)

Now Hiring – Family Advocate (2 positions available)

 

Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center is seeking two (2) full-time Family Advocates. The Family Advocate is a critical member of our multi-disciplinary team to help children and families to ensure they have a consistent and comprehensive network of support and services.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist child victims and their family members in crisis, either in person or over the phone, using crisis intervention techniques while maintaining composure and professionalism
  • Effectively summarize information for victims in person and in written form
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with crime victims, social service organizations, law enforcement, District Attorney staff, county staff, and other community groups
  • Operate computer office software and other office equipment to maintain accurate and complete records
  • Empathize and establish rapport with victims, communicate court procedures, and provide emotional support
  • Investigate and document restitution claims
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Maintain accurate and complete records
  • Maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Skill and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social services, psychology, criminal justice or related field and three years’ experience
  • Experience with child abuse/child sexual abuse a plus.
  • Successful completion of background checks which include child abuse history, criminal history and FBI clearances
  • Bi-lingual a plus

 

Make a Difference for Children. Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center is a nonprofit organization with a drive to achieve healing and justice for victims of justice by providing collaborative services, advocacy, leadership and education. To learn more please see our website Home .

Great Team. For the past decade, Mission Kids has been a leader in the field to protect and heal our most vulnerable children. The staff have an unyielding commitment to their clients, as well as each other. Staff are drawn to Mission Kids because of their commitment to the mission; but stay because of the organization’s investment in them.

Great Work Environment and Benefits. Mission Kids provides a supportive, collaborative work environment that focuses on the growth and development of employees. Great benefits package includes generous paid time off, self-care activities, employee appreciation activities, 403b match, and a great health/dental/vision plan.

To apply, please submit your resume to jobs@missionkidscac.org.

Mission Kids does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin(ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. Mission Kids is an equal opportunity employer.