Employment and Internships 2017-10-18T15:49:05+00:00

EMPLOYMENT & INTERNSHIPS

The Center for Child Protection will post open positions as they become available. If you are a university student with course requirements seeking class credit, please take a look at our internship opportunities. These internships are available in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. All applicants are required to submit to a background check.

Bilingual In-Home Therapist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Bilingual In-Home Therapist. Requirements include a Master’s Degree in the counseling or Social Work field. Must be license with an LMSW, LCSW, LPC I or LPC. Clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in the areas of child abuse and trauma necessary.

Applicants must be fully fluent in Spanish and English. Experience providing psychosocial assessments, child therapy, adult individual therapy, group therapy family therapy and strong case management skills required, in addition to providing therapy services in the home. Experience working within a multidisciplinary team setting preferred.

Click here to view the full job description. Please email resume to mjansky@centerforchildprotection.org.

Part-Time Program Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a part-time Program Specialist; up to 25 hours per week.  Program Specialists are responsible for providing client support and a child-friendly atmosphere during forensic interview and therapy services for families affected by child abuse and neglect.  Additionally, Program Specialists are responsible for transporting some clients to city bus connections via company passenger van, supporting volunteer and intern training, and assisting with reception desk coverage.  Program Specials are also responsible for the Center for Child Protection’s holiday and graduation projects for children and families.

Requirements include:  a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, focus in behavioral science or child development preferred; experience in the area of social services, child care and crisis management; valid Texas Driver’s License and excellent driving record required; strong, positive, interpersonal skills. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.  Some weekday evenings may be required.

Click here to view the full job description. Send resume to employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Full-Time Program Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Program Specialist.  Program Specialists are responsible for providing client support and a child-friendly atmosphere during forensic interview and therapy services for families affected by child abuse and neglect.  Additionally, Program Specialists are responsible for transporting some clients to city bus connections via company passenger van, supporting volunteer and intern training, and assisting with reception desk coverage.  Program Specials are also responsible for the Center for Child Protection’s holiday and graduation projects for children and families.

Requirements include:  a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, focus in behavioral science or child development preferred; experience in the area of social services, child care and crisis management; valid Texas Driver’s License and excellent driving record required; strong, positive, interpersonal skills. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred. Some weekday evenings may be required

Click here to view the full job description. Send resume to employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Bilingual Therapeutic Intake Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is seeking a full time, licensed clinician who is fluent in Spanish and English and has an interest in providing in depth clinical assessment work for children and caregivers who have been impacted by abuse and trauma.  In this role, the Bilingual Therapeutic Intake Specialist would provide in depth clinical assessment for children and families referred for individual therapy, parent coaching and psychiatric services. Additionally, this role would provide crisis intervention, counseling support and case management services to families who have a history of trauma. The Bilingual Therapeutic Intake Specialist would also provide weekly psychotherapy in a group setting. The Center for Child Protection’s clinical staff is certified in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) developed by Dr. Bruce Perry and the Child Trauma Academy. The Bilingual Therapeutic Intake Specialist would have the opportunity to participate in the NMT certification process.

Requirements include: fluency in Spanish and English; a Master’s Degree in the Counseling or Social Work field; Texas licensure as an LMSW, or LCSW, or LPC, or LPC Intern; a minimum of 1 year experience providing clinical assessment services to children and caregivers who have experienced abuse and/or neglect.

Click here to view the full job description. Qualified candidates should email resumes to Samantha Thompson at sthompson@centerforchildprotection.org.

Parent-Child Intervention Counselor

The Parent-Child Intervention Counselor provides therapeutic parenting services to caregivers and children who have experienced abuse and trauma. In this role, the Parent-Child Intervention Counselor will provide curriculum based in-home parent coaching services, counseling support, intensive case management and group psychotherapy. The Center for Child Protection’s clinical staff is certified in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) developed by Dr. Bruce Perry and the Child Trauma Academy. The Parent-Child Intervention Counselor will be trained in NMT, and the preferred candidate will have knowledge of developmental trauma and familiarity with experiential modalities. Experience working within a multidisciplinary setting preferred. Requirements include a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling. LMSW or LCSW, LPC or LPC Intern required. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in the areas of child abuse and trauma required. Experience in providing clinical services to parents and families is required.

Qualified candidates should email resumes to Samantha MacCallon at smaccallon@centerforchildprotection.org.

Bilingual Parent-Child Intervention Counselor

The Bilingual Parent-Child Intervention Counselor provides therapeutic parenting services to caregivers and children who have experienced abuse and trauma. In this role, the Parent-Child Intervention Counselor will provide curriculum based in-home parent coaching services, counseling support, intensive case management and group psychotherapy. The Center for Child Protection’s clinical staff is certified in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) developed by Dr. Bruce Perry and the Child Trauma Academy. The Parent-Child Intervention Counselor will be trained in NMT, and the preferred candidate will have knowledge of developmental trauma and familiarity with experiential modalities. Experience working within a multidisciplinary setting preferred. Requirements include a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling. LMSW or LCSW, LPC or LPC Intern required. Bilingual in Spanish and English required. Clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in the areas of child abuse and trauma required. Experience in providing clinical services to parents and families is required.

Qualified candidates should email resumes to Samantha MacCallon at smaccallon@centerforchildprotection.org.

Direct Service Clinical Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Now accepting applications for Spring 2018 **

Clinical internships involve the provision of a variety of services such as case management services to children and families, counseling support services, crisis intervention and emergency clinical assessments as needed, intake referrals, treatment planning and involvement in group psychotherapy services. Clinical internships are available for undergraduate and graduate students needing an academic field placement or practicum to meet educational requirements in social work and counseling. Hours available are 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with a minimum requirement of 20 hours per week for at least one semester.

For more information, please contact Hannah Gibson-Moore, Intern Supervisor. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required)

Education Services Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Now accepting applications for Spring 2018 **

Sharp, motivated intern needed to assist with the Center for Child Protection’s Education Services Department. This position will have the opportunity to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector including presentation skills and data processing. The position is unpaid, but may be available for course credit.

Interested applicants should demonstrate strong writing, proofreading, time management and organizational skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Spanish language skills are preferred but not required. Primary internship responsibilities will include administrative and service delivery tasks related to the prevention of abuse and community education. Job duties may include development of community awareness and referral materials, data entry and analysis, training preparation and assistance, and other related research projects. This position is part time, 10-20 hours a week, and hours are flexible.

For more information, please contact Anne West, Volunteer Services Manager. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required)

Marketing/Communications/PR Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Now accepting applications for Spring 2018 **

Sharp, motivated intern needed to assist with the Center for Child Protection’s Marketing Department for the 2017 Spring & Summer semester who can work 12-15 hours, or more per week. Students will gain first-hand experience with non-profit marketing and PR, event promotion and much more.  The position is unpaid, but may be available for course credit. If you are looking for an opportunity to translate skills into impact, this is the position for you.

Interested applicants should demonstrate strong writing, proofreading, time management and organizational skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and  social media (Twitter/Facebook) required. Primary internship responsibilities will include developing day-to-day content such as writing news releases, newsletter copy and drafting web / social media copy; assisting with event promotions; and helping with other projects as necessary.

Applicants must be available to work on a committed weekly schedule with a minimum of 12 hours a week for at least one semester during 8:30-5:30 p.m. office hours. Ideally, candidate would be available for minimal evening/weekend work as well for event support.

For more information, please contact Anne West, Volunteer Services Manager. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required.)

Direct Service Program Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Spring 2018 **

Perform direct service tasks related to the prevention of abuse. Job duties may include interacting with child victims of abuse and their protective caregivers while acting in the lead Family Support Specialist and lead Children’s Activity Group role by overseeing program/client flow of the children and families on site for forensic services, and assessing the needs of therapy and medical clients while they wait for services. Daily activities may also include resource development and maintenance, curriculum development, case filing, maintenance of facility readiness and assisting with administrative duties. Part-time, 15-20 hours, hours flexible.

For more information, please contact Anne West, Volunteer Services Manager.

If you are interested in an internship at the Center for Child Protection, please fill out our Volunteer Application. This application is the first step in the process.