Job Postings

Children’s Advocacy Center for the 31st Judicial District announces the following immediate job openings:

 

Position Title: Executive Director

Salary: $40,000 + Benefits

Job Summary: Children’s Advocacy Center for the 31st Judicial District seeks a full-time Executive Director who has a passion for protecting the well-being of children and a demonstrated history of strong leadership, superb communication skills, and the ability to foster strong working relationships. The Executive Director is responsible for consistent achievement of the Children’s Advocacy Center for the 31st Judicial District mission and financial objectives. As the chief executive, is responsible for the overall administration and management of CAC31. Duties include program management, planning and evaluation, policy development and administration, fundraising, personnel and fiscal management, and community relations.

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in business, non-profit administration, social services, public policy, or equivalent human service field; Master’s preferred. 5-years related work experience, 2-years, of which, were in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Fundraising & development experience mandatory; bi-lingual in Spanish a plus. Candidates must have no criminal history and pass thorough background screening.

Minimum Requirements:

❖ Transparent/high integrity leadership.

❖ Financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making, and reporting.

❖ Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.

❖ Strong public speaking capacity & ability to well convey CAC31 mission

❖ Knowledge and execution of fundraising strategies and community relations unique to nonprofit sector.

❖ Proficiency in basic business software and computer systems.

❖ Valid Tennessee Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

Responsibilities:

Financial Performance – Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization, responsible for fiscal management that anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and positive maintenance of agency’s financial position. Responsible for fundraising and developing resources as needed to support the agency’s mission.

Organization Management – Oversees personnel and resource implementation to ensure that all CAC31 operations are commensurate with need.

Organization Mission/Strategy – Works with Board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.

Board Governance – Works with and accountable to the Board of Directors in the fulfillment of mission & procurement of financial needs. Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board, providing timely and accurately all information necessary for the Board of Directors to function properly and to make informed decisions.

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to cac31@cac31.org with the subject line “Director Search.” Submission Deadline: October 15, 2018. No phone calls please. 

 

Position Title: Family Advocate

Salary: $30,000 + Benefits

Job Summary: Children’s Advocacy Center for the 31st Judicial District seeks a full-time Family Advocate (FA) who has a passion for protecting the well-being of children. Must work well in diverse team environment, have superb communication skills, and the ability to foster strong relationships.

Job Requirements: The Family Advocate is responsible for providing direct program services to children and non-offending caregivers involved in allegations of severe child abuse. The FA ensures that the children and non-offending caregivers are fully informed and understand the ongoing events during the investigative and legal process. This individual works with the Executive Director and other CAC31 staff to fulfill the day-to-day administrative and fundraising functions, along with the goals and objectives of the Children’s Advocacy Center for the 31st Judicial District.
Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science, social science, education, criminal justice, or other similar degree.
Minimum of two-years’ experience working with children. Candidates must have no criminal history and pass thorough background screening.

Minimum Requirements:

❖ Demonstrates maturity and confidentiality.

❖ Professional knowledge of child development and healthy parent/child interaction.

❖ Understanding of child abuse & the ability to apply while working with families.

❖ Proficiency in basic business software and computer systems.

❖ Valid Tennessee Driver’s License and reliable transportation.


❖ Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak English; bi-lingual in Spanish an asset.

Responsibilities:

Direct Client Services: serve as an advocate to the child/non-offending caregiver throughout the process. Conduct assessments, provide education, emotional support, coordinate resource assistance and additional services. Aid in implementation of support groups and obtaining counseling services. Maintain client records, facilitate reports and aid in daily operational duties.

Outreach & Education: engage in outreach activities that increase awareness and provide educational opportunities to expand community knowledge on child abuse. Willing participant in public relations and social media campaigns.

Fundraising: assist with CAC31 fundraising activities and events, as directed. Grant writing knowledge beneficial.

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to ed@cac31.org with the subject line “FA Search.” Submission Deadline: October 10, 2018. No phone calls please.

 

 

 

This project is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.