Employment and Internships2018-07-19T11:14:44+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.

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. To apply, please email resume to Stephanie Garcia at sgarcia@centerforchildprotection.org.

Bilingual Education Specialist

The Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for a Bilingual Education Specialist. Responsibilities include coordination and presentation of pre-approved child abuse prevention and education curriculum to adults in the Austin area and maintaining relationships with area schools, organizations and parent groups. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a focus in adult education, child development, communication or social sciences as well as experience in public speaking and child abuse and neglect systems. Candidate must be fluent in English and Spanish (both in written and verbal communication), have reliable transportation and be able to work week-ends and evenings as needed.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Mollyanne Vasquez at mvasquez@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 entry-level position will be responsible for maintaining the donor database, data entry, generating donation acknowledgements and assisting with all individual giving campaigns and fundraising events. Candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, have strong writing skills and an ability to think analytically. Knowledge of customer relationship management software (CRM) a plus but not required.

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

Direct Service Clinical Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

** Please check back in October to apply for Spring 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 Fall 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)

Direct Service Program Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 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.

Accounting Internship (undergraduate)

** Now accepting applications for Fall 2018 **

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.