Thank you for your interest! When BCAC has open positions, they will be posted below.
Child Development Interns
FALL 2019: We are currently seeking Child Development interns with availability from 4-7pm on weekdays. The deadline to apply is July 30.
Child Development interns are responsible for providing services for children and families seen at Baltimore Child Abuse Center. Child Development interns are the first point of contact for victims of child sexual abuse, trauma, and other adverse childhood experiences. Child Development interns assist with the implementation of play activities in the playroom and teen zone for children and teenagers, while providing a trauma-informed environment for them and their families.
To apply for a Child Development internship, complete this application and email it with your cover letter and resume to Amanda Keanna. Bilingual speaking proficiency in Spanish/English are encouraged to apply.
Family Advocate Interns
We are currently seeking bilingual Family Advocacy interns. Bilingual speaking proficiency in Spanish/English are encouraged to apply.
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.
Community Outreach & Education Interns
FALL 2019: We will be accepting internship applications for the fall after July 15.
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.
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
FALL 2019: DIVAS Intern. Application deadline: September 1.
BCAC’s Developing Inner Values to Acquire Success (DIVAS) program is a group for young women ages 12 to 18 years old, who have experienced some type of trauma in their lives. The goals 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 4:00 PM -6:00 PM; Serve as bus chaperone for Wednesday participant pick-up (1:00 PM – 4:00 PM), Wednesday participant drop-off (6:00 PM – 9:00 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 trauma-informed practices.
Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com by Tuesday, September 1.
Forensic Interview Team Interns
FALL 2019: We are currently seeking Forensic Interview interns for Fall 2019. The deadline to apply is September 1.
*Note: This internship position has limited client contact*
Forensic Interview Team interns are responsible for providing support and assistance to the Forensic Interview team at the Baltimore Child Abuse Center and assisting with the management of partner relationships between Baltimore Police Department, Child Protective Services, and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Office. As a Forensic Interview Team intern some of the duties and responsibilities would include:
- Assist with Pre-Forensic Interview meeting
- Assist with MDT case review procedures
- Assist with data entry related to Forensic Interviews
- Assist with ongoing research projects
- Observe and provide documentation for Forensic Interviews
- Transcribe Forensic Interviews
- Other duties as assigned
Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation Interns
FALL 2019: Deadline to apply is September 6, 2019
SPRING 2020: Deadline to apply is February 4, 2020
Supervisor: Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation Program Manager
Position Summary: The Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation intern is responsible for providing support and assistance to the Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation program manager and coordinators. The intern will assist in working with local partners to improve the collective response to victims, and those at risk, of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), child sex abuse imagery (pornography), sextortion, human trafficking and other internet crimes against youth.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Internship responsibilities can be tailored to course requirements.
Programmatic Development & Implementation: Assist with the implementation and management of the Child Trafficking Multi-Disciplinary Team Response; Input data into internal database and update internal records as needed; Develop reports and statistics on program activities; Assist with the creation of resources and materials for program activities
Advocacy and Services: Develop and facilitate a training on topics related to the Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation program; Support efforts to establish new connections to improve the response provided for survivors and youth at high risk; Research current trends and best practices for continued policy formation
Legislative Lobbyist: Assist with the implementation of legislative and public policy positions and strategies, including advocating for policy change, appropriations and hearings
Administrative: Work with other departments within BCAC and provide assistance as needed, as it relates to this program; Develop and facilitate Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation team assessments, as needed; Attend team meetings and agency trainings; Other duties as assigned
Education & Skills Required: Currently in a master’s degree program or in the final year of a bachelor’s degree program; area of study is Public Policy, Human Services, Social Work or related field; Ability to be available for at least 10 hours weekly; Exceptional organizational, policy development, and project management skills; and the ability to understand, analyze, interpret and use sound judgment about the quality and relevance of information; Know and follow all confidentiality regulations; Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to work independently; Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and other computer software; Bilingual English/Spanish (helpful but not required)
To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Ja’Ara McCoy, M.S., Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org