Baltimore Child Abuse Center is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time Family Advocate.
Click here to view a detailed job description. Our Family Advocates are the first point of contact for victims of child sexual abuse, sexual assault, other crimes and exposure to violence, as well as for their non-offending caregivers. The focus of victim support and advocacy is to help reduce trauma for the child and non-offending family members and to improve outcomes. The Family Advocate also helps the non-offending caregiver to identify and access services the family may need and encourages them to participate in the investigation, prosecution, treatment and support services.
Qualified candidates must be a licensed mental health professional. Experience working in a relevant field with children and families and knowledge of the child abuse investigative and treatment system, and the family dynamics of child abuse, is desired.
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) and includes some evening hours in order to meet the needs of the victims who come to BCAC for support. Professionals who are interested in joining the BCAC team and assisting in these significant services should submit a letter of interest and professional resume by email to email@example.com. Only qualified candidates will receive a response. Application deadline is Friday, July 18, 2014.
Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Center for Children Baltimore Child Abuse Center
2300 North Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218 410.396.6147