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.

Individual Giving Associate

The Individual Giving Associate will be responsible for providing administrative and logistical support to the Development team for campaigns related to individual giving. Duties include management of the Guardian Angel Society, a multi-year giving program, tracking of donations, pledges and onboarding cultivation, event logistics for donor cultivation events, sponsor recognition, donor correspondence and stewardship, committee administrative tasks, and other logistical details related to various campaigns. Additional duties include acknowledging gifts, securing vendors, mailings management, marketing material coordination, data entry and record keeping.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree, two years of work experience, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The Individual Giving Associate will report to the Development Director.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please email resume, cover letter and references to Jolie Cady at employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Team Coordinator

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Team Coordinator position. This position is responsible for the coordination of the multi-disciplinary response to child abuse and neglect cases and scheduling or referral of services.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science, social services or related field, three years of experience in the areas of criminal justice, child protective services, victim services or related field, strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to problem solve and think critically.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please email resume to Tanisha Holmes at employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Donor Database Associate (Part-Time)

The Center for Child Protection seeks a part-time Donor Database Associate to provide administrative support for the Center’s development activities. This position is part of the team within the Development Department that focuses on data analysis, donor stewardship, and individual and corporate giving campaigns. The Donor Database Associate is primarily responsible for donor acknowledgements and data entry. Additional duties include regular and ongoing maintenance and clean-up of the database, data analysis, lists generation, data entry of gifts and constituent information, and other support of the Development Team as needed. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree, two years of work experience, experience with a donor database or CRM (Raiser’s Edge preferred but not required) and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The Donor Database Associate will report to the Development Director.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please email resume, cover letter and references to employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Bilingual Program Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Bilingual 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 Specialists are also responsible for the Center for Child Protection’s holiday events and graduation projects for children and families.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, with a 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 is required. Applicant should be aware that this position requires some evenings.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please email resume to Brittany Williams at employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Bilingual Family Advocate

The Center for Child Protection is seeking a full-time, licensed clinician who has an interest in providing crisis services to families that have experienced abuse and trauma. The Family Advocate is a fast-paced position that works collaboratively on a team of law enforcement, the District Attorney’s Office, Dell Children’s Medical Center, and Child Protective Services during the investigation and prosecution of child abuse. In this role, the clinician provides crisis intervention, risk and protectiveness assessment, emergency mental health assessment, advocacy and on-going case management to children and families throughout the life of the case, including accompaniment to trial.

Requirements include a master’s degree in the social work or counseling field with LMSW, LCSW, LPC-Intern or LPC licensure; a minimum of one year of experience providing crisis intervention and/or case management services to families. Preferred qualifications include experience providing mental health assessments; work within a multidisciplinary team environment and experience working with families who have experienced trauma or have been involved in the child welfare system. Spanish speaking strongly preferred.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Coordination Database Entry Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Summer/Fall 2019 **

The Coordination Database Entry Intern will have the opportunity to contribute to the Center’s success by supporting multiple facets of the Team Coordination process. Job duties will include entry of data into and maintaining data consistency throughout the Team Relations Department’s case tracking database; conducting ongoing communication with Center staff to facilitate and improve upon data collection processes; maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of the mission, core values and vision of the organization and the children’s advocacy model; and assisting the Team Coordination Manager with identifying possible improvements of data collection processes.

Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who want to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector of Criminal Justice, Child Welfare, Social Work, Social Sciences, Business Administration or related field. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Adobe preferred. (Note: a background check is required). Part-time, 15-20 hours, hours flexible.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, email resume to Tanisha Holmes. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required)

Human Resources Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2019 **

The Human Resources Intern will have the opportunity to contribute to the Center for Child Protection’s success by supporting multiple facets of the Human Resources Department. The Intern will assist with various components, such as: employee recruiting, onboarding, payroll, benefits administration and compliance. Job duties will include filing, job posting, sorting paperwork, maintaining personnel files, preparing new hire onboarding materials, updating the timeclock, and maintaining confidentiality in all aspects.

Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who want to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector of Human Resources, Business Administration, Non-Profit Management, and/or Operations. This position is part-time, 9-12 hours per week, between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday. (Note: a background check is required).

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, email resume to Taylor Novak. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required)

Graphic Design Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Summer/Fall 2019 **

The Marketing & Communications team assists in developing seven elaborate events each year that require 1,000+ marketing pieces, and we need your help! We’re looking for an ambitious, goal-oriented candidate with a drive to expand their knowledge in graphic design and help put these pieces together. During this internship, you will learn from a marketing and design standpoint what it takes to execute large philanthropic events! This internship is a great opportunity to gain real world experience in the design industry.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, email resume to Tara Powdrill. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required)

Direct Service Clinical Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2019 **

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

Education Services Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2019 **

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)

Direct Service Program Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2019 **

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.

Accounting Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2019 **

The Accounting Intern will have the opportunity to contribute to the Center’s success by supporting multiple facets of the accounting process. Job duties will include assisting with research, filing, recording and maintaining financial records, assisting in the transition to a paperless system, and handling sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity. Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who want to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector of Accounting, Business Administration, and/or Finance. Proficiency in Microsoft excel and Adobe preferred. (Note: a background check is required). Part-time, 15-20 hours, hours flexible.

For more information, click here to view the full job description and 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.