Careers & Internships

The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County offers competitive pay commensurate with education and experience. Health benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance. Additional benefits include life insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, professional development opportunities and a wellness plan.

Candidates with qualifications outlined in the job description, please send a cover letter and resume to:  applicant@rockwallcac.org.

Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


EMPLOYMENT & INTERNSHIPS

REPORTS TO: President & CEO
COMPENSATION: COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
EXEMPT STATUS: SALARIED, NON-EXEMPT
COMMITMENT TYPE: FULL TIME
BASE OF OPERATIONS: ROCKWALL, TX
JOB SUMMARY:
The Forensic Interviewer and Data Specialist supports the Partner Relations and Case Management programs. This position is responsible for conducting Forensic Interviews and ensuring the integrity of CACRC data.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct interviews of alleged victims of child abuse and witnesses of violent crime aged two through seventeen years, and adults with developmental delays.
  • Foster an environment that is sensitive to a child’s cognitive, emotional, and psychological development, without leading a child in questioning.
  • Meet with non-offending family members and MDT members during case assessment, participate in MDT case review meetings, and coordinate with team members throughout the multidisciplinary, interagency response.
  • Provide court testimony regarding cases.
  • Coordinate or order food for meetings as requested
  • Participate in regular peer review and supervisory review sessions in which job proficiency is assessed.
  • Stay current on forensic interviewing trends and literature and pursue professional development in the field of child abuse.
  • Enhance and support efforts to build relationships with investigative agencies and associated service providers.
  • Attend and participate in monthly Strategy Session meetings.
  • Ensure integrity of data as needed to satisfy CACRC reporting requirements.
  • Assist with agency reporting and data collection needs.
  • Communicate with MDT partner agencies to collect data and information regarding case services and dispositions.
  • Document ongoing case and CAC service status, tracking progress along continuum of care.
  • Oversight of background check process
  • Support the tracking of CACRC community engagement, trainings, and continuing education.
  • Run supplemental reporting for agency as needed.
  • Participate in regular Case Management and Data/Grant meetings.
  • Support efforts to build relationship with partners, including on and off site visits, and quarterly team building.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
  • Other job duties as requested by Director of Partner Relations and Case Management.

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 Education/Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a social service, child development, criminal justice, or a related field
  • Trained in a Forensic Interviewing protocol, Semi Structured Narrative Process Protocol

Experience:

  • Experience as a Forensic Interviewer preferred
  • Experience working with child abuse victims and their families
  • Experience working with law enforcement, DFPS, District Attorney’s Office
  • Familiarity with child abuse interventions, DFPS, and legal investigations

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

  • Must possess the ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain professional boundaries
  • Ability to communicate, verbal and written, in a professional and appropriate manner
  • Working knowledge of child and family dynamics, child abuse dynamics utilizing empirical data and specialized interviewing techniques
  • Possess a high level of cultural intelligence to ensure that services are assessable and tailored to meet the individual and unique needs of clients, community members, and the MDT
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work with diverse perspectives
  • Excellent computer and technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as the ability to learn and use web-based software

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting of office materials (up to 25 lbs.)
  • Bending, stooping, reaching and other movement required in working with children

Other Information:

  • Position involves on-call
  • Position involves some evening, weekend, and holiday hours
  • Travel may occasionally be required for educational or business purposes. It is not anticipated that any travel would last more than 2 – 3 days
  • Must complete training in the Forensic Interviewing Protocol through Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas
  • Pursue professional development in the field of child abuse through regular peer review, related literature, and continuing education
  • Expected participation in professional development activities (ie: regular peer review, related literature, continuing education, leadership development)
  • Employment dependent upon the successful completion of a background check, including criminal and DFPS clearances

If you have the qualifications outlined, and are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to: Applicant@rockwallcac.org

The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REPORTS TO: President & CEO
COMPENSATION: COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
EXEMPT STATUS: SALARIED, EXEMPT
COMMITMENT TYPE: FULL TIME
BASE OF OPERATIONS: ROCKWALL, TX
JOB SUMMARY:
The Executive Assistant at the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County (CACRC) performs administrative duties for the Chief Executive Officer, including assistance and communication with the Board of Directors, Committee members, donors, partners and staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

CEO Administration

  • Manage, update and maintain calendar of appointments for the CEO
  • Complete reports, compose and prepare correspondence of a confidential nature
  • Screen calls, take messages and route correspondence
  • Manage logistics for Board meetings, committees, and donor events/activities
  • Coordinate or order food for meetings as requested
  • Prepare Board meeting packets including agenda, minutes, and relevant reports
  • Track and maintain Board member materials such as confidentiality forms, conflict of interest statements, background checks, and training records
  • Assist with onboarding of new board members and committee members
  • Track Board meeting attendance, committee assignments, and rosters
  • Assist with Board member engagement, interests and specialties
  • Assist with celebrating successes and milestones of board, staff, volunteers, sponsors, and community members
  • Maintain files for the Board of Directors information
  • Produce, distribute and track calendar of events
  • Oversight of background check process
  • Support stewardship and donor engagement activities with individuals, corporations, foundations
  • Support Blue Tie Guy and Guardian Angel programs
  • Draft time-sensitive topics for quarterly newsletter, or public-relations needs

Office Administration

  • Coordinate general office supplies (non-program specific) and postage
  • Organize or route mail for CACRC staff
  • Coordinate Volunteer needs for the CEO

HR Administration

  • Update CACRC employee files and organizational charts
  • Track required organizational training HIPAA, Security, etc.
  • Assist with public relations messaging
  • Maintain confidentiality of the CEO office
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 Education:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Experience:

  • Proven experience as an Executive Administrative Assistant or other administrative position required.
  • Exemplary planning and time management skills
  • Able to be tactful and remain collected under tight timelines, pressure, and changing priorities

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Advanced skills in current Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Intermediate internet research skills
  • Ability to learn web-based software
  • Must possess the ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) fluency is highly desirable but not required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain professional boundaries
  • High level verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work with diverse perspectives
  • Possess ability to demonstrate political and business savvy
  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism under pressure of deadlines

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching squatting, kneeling, twisting on an intermittent and sometimes continuous basis.
  • Able to grasp, push pull objects such as files or file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead.
  • Lifting of office materials (up to 25 lbs.)
  • Moderate independent travel by private auto required.

Other Information:

  • Position involves some evening, weekend, and holiday hours
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and present in a positive, professional manner at all times.
  • Travel may occasionally be required for educational or business purposes. It is not anticipated that any travel would last more than 2-3 days
  • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of liability insurance and reliable transportation
  • Expected participation in professional development activities
  • Employment is dependent upon the successful completion of a background check, including criminal and DPFS clearances

If you have the qualifications outlined, and are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to: Applicant@rockwallcac.org

The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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