BCAC is currently seeking a Bilingual Family Advocate to join our team.
In supporting the mission of BCAC, the Bilingual Family Advocate (FA) is 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 of Latino origin. 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 Bilingual FA helps the non-offending caregiver to identify and access services the family may need. In addition, the Bilingual FA encourages the non-offending caregiver to participate in the investigation, prosecution, treatment, and support services.
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To apply, email a cover letter (including salary requirement) with resume to Iona Rudisill by Friday, July 29, 2016. No phone calls, please.
Family Advocate Intern
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.
BCAC is searching for a talented communications intern to assist in supporting public relations, development, and marketing activities for the organization. This intern will draft and edit newsletters (online and print), direct mail, talking points, an annual report, blog posts, press releases, event invitations, and other communications as assigned. This intern will also maintain the social media sites for BCAC, including regular Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube posts.
To apply, email a resume, two (2) writing samples, and your availability to Jenny.
This internship is unpaid.