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.

Forensic Interviewer

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Forensic Interviewer. This position is responsible for conducting recorded interviews of child victims and witnesses to violent crimes for the purpose of multidisciplinary investigations. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in social services or a related field, three years experience in social services and knowledge of child development, victim services, child protective services, crisis intervention, child abuse, family dynamics and criminal justice. Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.

Qualified candidates should send resumes to Cyndi Cantu at employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Bilingual In-Home Therapist

Requirements include a Master’s Degree in the counseling or Social Work field. Candidates must be licensed with an LMSW, LCSW, LPC Intern or LPC. Clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in the areas of child abuse and trauma is necessary. Applicants must be fluent in English and Spanish. 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.

Qualified candidates should send resumes to Karina Garcia at kgarcia@centerforchildprotection.org.

Bilingual 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 Intake Specialist would provide clinical assessment for child and families referred for ongoing therapeutic services. Additional, this role would provide crisis intervention support to children and caregivers, follow-up support as part of the intake process and case management services. This position would also provide weekly psychotherapy in a group setting.

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

Qualified candidates should resumes to Samantha Thompson at sthompson@centerforchildprotection.org.

Parent-Child Intervention Counselor

Requirements include a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling. LMSW or LCSW, LPC or LPC Intern 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. Job duties include in-home parent coaching and parent support services, intensive case management, group therapy services for children and adults and clinical support services. Preferred candidates will have knowledge of developmental trauma and experience and familiarity with experiential modalities. Experience working within a multidisciplinary setting preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish and English required.

Qualified candidates should resumes to Samantha Thompson at sthompson@centerforchildprotection.org.

Events Department Manager

Responsible for oversight of the events department which generates nearly $2 million in revenue. Duties include staff supervision, employee transitions, event analysis, conflict resolution, event planning, event marketing, contract negotiations, donor cultivation, sponsor recognition, donor correspondence, and oversee all details related to implementing fundraising events. Additional duties may include event creation, revenue stream analysis, securing vendors, managing event budgets, managing mailings, social media integration, acknowledging gifts, data entry and record keeping.

Requirements include a college degree, five years of work experience in event production preferably in the non-profit sector, employee management experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong relationship management skills, attention to detail, and the ability to successfully work on multiple projects simultaneously. Events Department Manager will report to the Director of Development and Community Relations. Submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to development@centerforchildprotection.org. No phone calls please.

Forensic Services Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2017 **

Forensic Services Intern responsibilities will include administrative and service delivery tasks related to the forensic interview program. Job duties will include contacting families prior to or at the time of their appointment to complete needed paperwork for the appointment. The intern will work directly with forensic interview staff to supply crucial information prior to the interview with the child. Additionally, the position will be responsible for education about the criminal justice system, data entry, scheduling and administrative assistance.

This internship is appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who wish to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector with criminal justice, social work, sociology and child development. Bilingual strongly preferred. Hours are 15-20 hours per week.

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

Direct Service Clinical Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2017 **

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 Fall 2017 **

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 Coordinator. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required)

Marketing/Communications/PR Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2017 **

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 Coordinator. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required.)

Direct Service Program Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2017 **

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 Coordinator.

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.