FAMILY ADVOCATE

Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center
Job Description
Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center is a non-profit organization that provides a safe, child friendly environment for victims of child abuse/neglect to receive support and resources.  Family Advocates play a critical role in supporting the non-offending caregiver to enable the support of the child.  Family Advocates are utilized in all child abuse cases to ensure children are receiving trauma-informed, evidence based services and other resources needed.  Family Advocates know their communities and all the resources to assist families from the beginning of an allegation through the case closure and beyond.  Family Advocates often provide support services/referrals, crisis intervention, needs and trauma-specific assessments, resources and any other services the family may need.
The requirements for the full-time Family Advocate position are a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related field, ability to work independently and as a team, ability to work effectively in complicated and/or crisis situations, and strong communication and organizational skills.  The position is 40 hours per week with some travel required.  Visit our website for more information about Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center at www.healingheartscac.org.  If interested in this position email a cover letter and resume to info@healingheartscac.org.
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