Careers

Training Associate

Position Summary: Baltimore Child Abuse Center (BCAC) is committed to providing education and training to both our professional partners as well as members of our community. In supporting the mission of BCAC, the Training Associate performs a critical role in administering, advertising, and building connections for the myriad of BCAC’s training offerings. The Training Associate is responsible for developing outreach programs for clients and community members, developing and delivering trainings on a myriad of topics, advertising and marketing training to professional partners and community members, and aiding the Training Specialist in tracking training data. This person will also be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships within Baltimore City and the surrounding communities. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, organized, personable, and be excited about engaging the community in child abuse efforts.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Develop and deliver trainings on topics including but not limited to: Children Exposed to Violence, Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, Mandated Reporting, Trauma Informed Care and other topics related to child abuse and maltreatment
  • Lead community outreach efforts by cultivating new and fostering existing relationships to expand education and awareness activities to victim service providers, youth-serving professionals, and community members
  • Work with the Policy & Program Manager and the Community Outreach & Education Team on new ideas, engagement, and projects to ensure robust outreach efforts.
  • Develop, implement, and manage the organization’s Darkness to Light strategy which includes: establishing a marketing and PR plan, organizing an advisory council and network of trainers, and facilitating trainings
  • Lead independently, or work collaboratively with training staff to Develop educational materials for children, caregivers, and professionals
  • Provide supervision and guidance to training department interns and volunteers
  • Assist the Community Outreach & Education team in promoting training offerings and child protection policy audits
  • Support the Training Specialist in maintaining accurate training data, generating monthly programmatic reports and conducting useful analysis of training data that will aid management in organizational and departmental decisions and planning

Education & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s with minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Exceptional presentation, writing, verbal, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of community organizations and organizing
  • Knowledge and experience working in a trauma informed environment preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish helpful
  •  Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs

To apply send resume and a cover letter to:

Miriam Kahn

Training Specialist

mkahn@bcaci.org

 

Internships

Family Advocate Intern – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2018!

Family Advocacy interns  are responsible for providing services for children and families seen at Baltimore Child Abuse Center and participating as a member of a multidisciplinary team involving BCAC staff as well as staff from BCAC partner organizations, Child Protective Services, Baltimore City Police Department, and Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office.   Family Advocacy interns are the first point of contact for victims of child sexual abuse, trauma, and other adverse childhood experiences, and also their non-offending caregivers. Family Advocacy interns, additionally:

  • Communicate the treatment referral process to families and partners as required;
  • Take responsibility for tracking the family’s treatment adherence;
  • Provide education about the coordinated, multidisciplinary response; and,
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Lead Family Advocate.

To apply for a Family Advocacy internship, complete this application and email it with your cover letter and resume to Denielle.

 

Community Outreach & Education Intern

BCAC’s Community Outreach & Education (CO&E) Department is committed to providing education and training to our multi-disciplinary partners, Youth Serving professionals, and members of our community. In supporting the mission of BCAC, the CO&E Intern performs a critical role in researching local organizations for training opportunities, drafting outreach letters, tracking presentation data for the purpose of evaluating training feedback, reading and analyzing articles and documents, learning to give trainings and present material in innovative and engaging ways, and recommending improvements for future outreach.

Responsibilities & Duties Include:

  • Input quantitative and qualitative evaluation data in training database
  • Create documents and charts explaining quantitative and qualitative data
  • Offer technical support at local presentations and trainings
  • Research and provide background knowledge on organizations
  • Build and organize BCAC’s CO&E library
  • Find and collate images and videos to support BCAC Trainings
  • Draft outreach letters
  • Assist with policy audits
  • Read and summarize articles and documents
  • Assist other BCAC departments as needed

Additional:

  • Minimum of two full work days per week
  • Ideally candidate would be pursuing degree in Social Work, Human Development, Childhood Development, and/or Business
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Familiarity with Youth Serving Organizations a plus

Please send cover letter and resume to training@bcaci.org by Tuesday, September 12th, 2017.

DIVAS Intern

The mission of Baltimore Child Abuse Center (BCAC) is to provide victims of child sexual abuse, trauma, and other Adverse Childhood Experiences in Baltimore and their non-offending caretakers with comprehensive forensic interviews, medical treatment, and mental health treatment with a goal of preventing future trauma. BCAC’s Developing Inner Values to Acquire Success (DIVAS) program is a group for young women, 12 to 16 years old, who have experienced some type of trauma in their lives. The goal of the DIVAS program is to assist young women in identifying their life goals and preparing them to attain those goals.

In supporting the mission of BCAC and DIVAS, the DIVAS Intern performs a critical role in assisting with participant transportation pick-up and drop-off (Intern is not required to drive the participants, simply to serve as an additional adult chaperone on the bus for on-site sessions), co-facilitate school-based DIVAS sessions and coordinate program logistics with BCAC DIVAS staff.

Responsibilities & Duties Include:

  • Assist at on-site DIVAS group on Wednesdays from 4-6 PM
  • Serve as bus chaperone for either Wednesday participant pick-up (1 PM – 6 PM), Wednesday participant drop-off (4 PM – 9 PM), or both (Please note: Intern MUST be able to chaperone at least one transportation leg)
  • Work with BCAC DIVAS staff to facilitate hour-long school-based DIVAS session at least once a week (day of week TBD)
  • Assist other BCAC departments as needed

Additional:

  • Minimum of 7 hours/week
  • Ideally candidate would be pursuing degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Development and/or Childhood Development
  • Familiarity with Baltimore City and at-risk youth, a plus

Please send cover letter and resume to mkahn@bcaci.org by Tuesday, September 12th, 2017.