Employment & Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE LEVEL IN RELATED FIELD OF STUDY

Under the guidance and support of designated staff, the Interns will:

  • Provide support for Children’s Advocacy Center staff and clients as needed.
  • Attend weekly individual clinical supervision meetings as scheduled.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to service areas.
  • Perform accurate and timely record keeping and documentation of all client-related activities (progress notes, treatment plans, and discharge summaries). Participates fully in all fund-raising and community events associated with the agency.
  • Other duties as assigned.

All interns at HCCAC are required to undergo a background check before any offer on behalf of the center is made. Ideal candidates for this position have excellent organizational and communication skills, are flexible, creative, out-going, and proactive. This position requires the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Potential interns must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate-level program at an accredited college or university.

Employment

Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Forensic Interviewer
Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center, a nonprofit organization, located in Burnet, Texas, is seeking an individual to conduct forensic interviews of child victims of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or neglect. Intensive training on forensic interviewing will be provided, as needed.
HCCAC Mission: The Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center is a place of Hope, Healing and Justice for children and families in the aftermath of abuse as well as raising awareness and education of Child abuse in our Community
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for conducting forensic interviews of child and cognitively delayed adult victims of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or neglect. Provide crisis counseling to children and/or cognitively delayed adults. Work with law enforcement, child protection agencies, district/county attorneys and other local agencies on child abuse/neglect cases and cognitively delayed adult cases. Testify in court when subpoenaed. Work in a professional manner consistent with the mission, contractual agreements with funding sources, Board approved policies and procedures, and directives from the Program Director and Executive Director. Background investigations will be conducted on all candidate finalists.
REPORTS TO: Program Director
SALARY: Based upon experience
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Understanding of child abuse issues
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must be self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to represent the organization in a positive and professional manner.
• Ability to work on-call/after hours or non-traditional work hours.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in social services, criminal justice or related field.
• Experience working with child victims.
• Experience as a Forensic Interviewer, or working with a Children’s Advocacy Center.
• Ability to prepare reports and meet deadlines.
• Ability to function collaboratively within a team environment.
• Ability to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with people from different cultures and ethnic backgrounds.
• Bilingual preferred.
TO APPLY: Qualified applicants should email their resume and letter of interest to the Program Director at: alyssam@hccac.org. Open until filled. Please no phone calls.

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