Employment and Internships2018-12-05T17:50:07+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.

Digital and Social Media Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently seeking a part-time Digital & Social Media Specialist. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university- focus in Marketing, Communications, Digital Media, or related field; relevant experience in marketing and/or advertising preferred; high level of familiarity with social media outlets and tools; proficient in Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and Facebook Ads Manager; photo and video editing experience; Adobe Creative Cloud knowledge preferred; genuine interest in educating the community on child abuse awareness; proven respectful and professional communication skills (in-person and written); excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities. This position reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications and is responsible for managing social media calendars and day-to-day monitoring, developing new photo and video content, researching child abuse awareness and prevention, content curation and more.

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

Facilities Maintenance

The Center for Child Protection is currently hiring one full-time position for facilities maintenance. This role is responsible for performing routine building and grounds maintenance tasks for all of CCP’s facilities. Three years of experience in building maintenance plus general working knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems is required.

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

Bilingual Intake Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is seeking a full-time, licensed BSW who is fluent in Spanish and English to provide psychosocial assessments to families referred for clinical services at the Center. Additionally, this role provides follow up support and case management services as part of the intake process. Requirements include fluency in Spanish and English, a bachelor’s degree in social work and Texas licensure as an LBSW. A minimum of 1 years experience in providing clinical assessment services to children and caregivers who have experienced abuse and/or neglect is also required.

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

Bilingual Family Therapist

The Bilingual Family Therapist provides family therapy, utilizing a specific family therapy model to families who have experienced intergenerational abuse and trauma. In this role, the Bilingual Family Therapist would provide in-home family therapy and group psychotherapy to caregivers who have a history of CPS involvement. 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 Family Therapist will be trained in NMT and the preferred candidate will have knowledge of developmental trauma and familiarity with experiential modalities. Clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in the areas of child abuse and trauma preferred. Requirements include a master’s degree in social work or counseling. LMSW or LCSW, LPCI or LPC Intern required. Bilingual in Spanish and English required. Experience in providing clinical services to parents and families is required.

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

Bilingual Family Advocate

The Center for Child Protection is seeking a full-time, licensed clinician who is fluent in Spanish and has an interest in providing crisis services to families that have experienced abuse and trauma. The family advocate role 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 would provide 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. This position is also part of an on call rotation that responds to after-hour forensic interviews at the Center for Child Protection and Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations at Dell Children’s Medical Center.

Requirements include fluency in Spanish; a master’s degree in the social work or counseling field with LMSW, LCSW, LPC-Intern or LPC licensure; a minimum of two years of experience providing crisis intervention and/or case management services to families; availability to be on call. Preferred qualifications include experience providing crisis intervention and/or mental health assessment; work within a team environment; experience working with families who have experienced trauma or have been involved in the child welfare system. Language proficiency will be assessed at time of interview.

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

Direct Service Clinical Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** We will begin accepting applications for Summer/Fall 2019 in February 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 Elizabeth Manieri-Odam, Intern Supervisor. (Note: Background check is required; volunteer training is also required)

Education Services Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Now accepting applications for Spring/Summer/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 Summer/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 Spring/Summer/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.

Evaluation Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

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

Primary internship responsibilities include scoring client assessment tools, conducting over-the-phone client surveys regarding their experience with Center services, and performing additional client service tracking tasks.

Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who wish to develop skills related to data processing, program service evaluation, analysis, and general non-profit administration and management. Interested applicants should demonstrate excellent telephone communication skills, time management, and organizational skills. Proficiency in Excel and Spanish language skills preferred but not required. Part-time, 10-25 hours per week, hours flexible.

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

Grant Writing Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

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

Primary internship responsibilities include writing, editing, and proofreading grant proposals and researching new funding opportunities. Grant interns also assist with maintaining grant files and writing impact narratives about Center clients.

Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who wish to develop skills related to grant writing, grant management, and non-profit management and evaluation. Interested applicants should demonstrate exceptional writing skills including mastery of grammar/style and strong creative voice. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Part-time, 20-25 hours per week, hours flexible.

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

Nonprofit Administration Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

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

Primary internship responsibilities will include projects working with volunteer services, grants, development, marketing, events, program services; and helping with other projects as necessary.

Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who want to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector of Business Administration, Non-Profit Management, and/or Operations. Part-time, 15-20 hours per week, hours flexible.

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

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.