Employment and Internships 2018-02-13T13:24:49+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.

Part-Time Digital and Social Media Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Part-Time Digital and Social Media Specialist. This individual will be responsible for supporting the Center for Child Protection’s Marketing & Communications Team in researching and creating content for social media outlets, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

The ideal candidate will be creative, an exceptional writer, and have basic photo and video editing experience. They will possess a strong attention to detail and be highly collaborative and passionate about developing effective content regarding child abuse awareness and education. Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Digital Media, or related field is preferred. Must have excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities. Click here to view the full job description. Please email resume to Tara Powdrill at tpowdrill@centerforchildprotection.org.

Donor Database Associate

The Center for Child Protection seeks a Donor Database Associate to provide administrative support for the Center’s development activities, including database management and donor relations. As a member of the Development Team, this position will be responsible for maintaining the donor database, data entry, generating donation acknowledgements and assisting with all fundraising and donor stewardship events. Candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, have strong writing skills and an ability to think analytically. Additional duties include coordinating marketing materials and mailing lists and assisting with other logistics related to individual giving campaigns. Knowledge of customer relationship management software (CRM) a plus but not required.

Click here to view the full job description. Please email resume, cover letter and three references to Katy Morris at kmorris@centerforchildprotection.org.

Donor Campaign Associate

The Donor Campaign Associate will be responsible for providing administrative and logistical support to the Development team for campaigns related to individual and corporate giving. Duties include tracking of donations, pledges and onboarding cultivation for the Center’s long-term membership program, the Guardian Angel Society, event logistics for donor cultivation events, sponsor recognition, donor correspondence, committee administrative tasks, and other logistical details related to various donor campaigns. Additional duties include acknowledging gifts, securing vendors, mailings management, marketing material coordination, data entry and record keeping. Requirements include a college degree, two years of work experience, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Click here to view the full job description. Please email cover letter, resume and references to Katy Morris at kmorris@centerforchildprotection.org. No phone calls please.

Child and Family Therapist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Child and Family Therapist. Requirements include a Master’s Degree in the Counseling or Social Work field. Must be licensed with an LMSW, or LCSW, LPC-Intern or LPC. Clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in the areas of child abuse and trauma necessary. Experience providing psychosocial assessments, child therapy, adult individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, and case management skills required. Experience working within a multidisciplinary team setting preferred. The Center for Child Protection is a certified Neurosequential Model of Therapuetics (NMT) site, and training will be provided. Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred.

Please email resume to employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Data Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Data Specialist. The Data Specialist’s primary duty is entering data from client intake forms, feedback surveys, and clinical assessments into the client tracking database. He or she is also responsible for maintaining data integrity and consistency by following up on and correcting errors or omissions. In addition, he or she will conduct follow-up feedback surveys with clients over the phone and through e-mail, complete a comprehensive monthly report of program outputs and outcomes, and create and send a monthly “e-blast” highlighting the successes and notable data trends of the month.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or at least four years of relevant job experience; proficiency in data entry and exceptional attention to detail; beginner to intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills; strong, positive, interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate with clients over the phone while maintaining constant professionalism and good judgement; and the ability to work within the context of the complex and difficult issue of child abuse and neglect.

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

CPT Interview Support Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Child Protection Team Interview Support Specialist. This position serves as a support to members of the Travis County Child Protection Team by observing the Center’s forensic interview process and providing information to partner agencies such as law enforcement and the Department of Family and Protective Services. The central purpose of this position is to assist in information sharing between agencies in order to facilitate a timely investigative response to allegations of child abuse/neglect. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and/or at least ten years of experience in the areas of criminal justice and/or child protective services. Experience with law enforcement is preferred. Applicants must be fluent in English and Spanish.

Click here to view the full job description. Please email resume to mwebb@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.

Bilingual Family Therapist

The Bilingual Family Therapist provides therapeutic parenting services to caregivers and children who have experienced abuse and trauma. In this role, the Family Therapist 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 Family Therapist 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/Instagram) 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.