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.

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.

Data Analyst

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Data Analyst. The Data Analyst is responsible for managing program databases, tracking outputs and outcomes, providing data analysis, and creating visually-appealing reports related to all Center for Child Protection programs and services. He or she will serve as a database administrator and will train new employees in the Center’s data systems and provide ongoing support. He or she is also responsible for completing grant reports within deadlines and creating monthly management reports which illustrate outcomes, outputs, and trends in a user-friendly format.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; two years of relevant experience managing databases and analyzing data; intermediate to advanced skills using Microsoft Excel; experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred; ability to translate data into visually appealing and user-friendly reports; ability to train others and support a culture of evaluation and learning through communication and support; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines; 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. To apply, please email resume and personalized cover letter to Sharon Bayliss at employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Bilingual Therapist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Bilingual Therapist. Requirements include a master’s degree in the counseling or Social Work field. Bilingual in English and Spanish REQUIRED. Must be licensed in the State of Texas with an LMSW, LCSW, LPCI 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 Therapeutics (NMT) site, and certification will be provided.

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

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 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 preferred. 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.

Digital and Social Media Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently seeking a full-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 and cover letter to Tara Powdrill at employment@centerforchildprotection.org.

Clinical Supervisor

The Center for Child Protection has an opening for a Clinical Supervisor position. As a part of the clinical team, this position provides supervision of family advocacy/crisis intervention and clinical intake services at the Center. Requirements include a Master’s degree in a behavioral science, LMSW, LCSW, LPC preferred, with minimum of three – five years of experience in supervision, crisis counseling and assessment. Should be knowledgeable about trauma-informed care, child abuse and the child welfare system. Spanish speaking preferred.

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

Child Abuse Prevention Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Child Abuse Prevention Specialist, who will provide trainings in Travis County about child abuse identification, reporting and prevention to youth-serving staff, parents and children. Responsibilities include coordination and presentation of pre-approved child abuse prevention and education curriculum and maintaining relationships with and outreach to area schools, organizations and parent groups. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a focus in education, child development, communication or social sciences as well as experience in public speaking and child abuse and neglect systems.

A cover letter is required for consideration. Candidate must be fluent in English and Spanish (both in written and verbal communication), have reliable transportation and be able to work weekends and evenings as needed.

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

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.