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Mountain Child Advocacy Center in Asheville, North Carolina is actively seeking an experienced servant leader for Executive Director to lead and grow their thriving nonprofit. The Executive Director provides overall administrative management, leadership, vision, and direction of the agency in fulfilling its mission of increasing awareness, reducing/preventing child abuse, strengthening families, and assisting children and families who have experienced abuse, through prevention, education, and counseling. The Executive Director is responsible for operational, strategic, programmatic, and fiscal goals and achievements.
The ideal candidate is forward thinking rather than reactive and has experience in fund development, nonprofit management, and implementing evidence-based practices. This candidate will be building community relationships towards system change, donor development and collaborative relationships, building awareness of the needs of children in the region and speaking to a variety of internal and external stakeholders such as employees, DSS, law enforcement and City Council and County Commissioners. This individual will also need to support DEI practices into becoming systemic in the culture and have a strong commitment to NCA CAC standards.
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To express interest please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The CAC Director leads the CAC in providing comprehensive services to child victims of abuse and their non-offending caregivers in conjunction with multi-disciplinary teams made up of law enforcement, Forensic Interviewers, administration and agency partners. In addition to forensic evaluations, the Director oversees mental health services provided to victims and their families. The Director will also act as a Forensic Interviewer responsible for conducting forensic interviews of children with concerns of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse and witness to violence. This candidate should have excellent community leadership and collaboration skills, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, in person and on the phone, particularly when working with and building rapport with distraught family members and multidisciplinary partners. The Director is responsible for day-to-day management and oversight of the center staff, policy implementation, program development, agency partnership and promotion, interagency collaboration, and financial planning and oversight of the operating budget. This position routinely interfaces with the Department of Social Services, law enforcement personnel and community stakeholders. The Director/Forensic Interviewer must have completed a nationally accredited child forensic interview training or willingness to be trained and successfully complete training.
Inquiries can go to Amber Morgan at email@example.com or call (910) 646-3083 ext. 202.
The Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator position will be responsible to lead and manage 6 established MDTs of interagency child abuse professionals and develop 2 new MDTs in outlying counties of Eastern North Carolina. Advanced understanding of accreditation standards for MDTs is essential and includes stringent policies and procedures formalized in county based MOAs. These agreements delineate requirements for inter-agency case review and tracking of child abuse cases to promote best practices and protect child victims. Knowledge and skills are necessary to establish and to facilitate new teams and create collaborative and collegial routine review of children evaluated for child abuse and following protocols and procedures within MOAs. In addition, this position will ensure orientation of new MDT members, training of team members and collaborating with agency leaders to maintain effective agreements. Effective team building is essential to promote team engagement and cohesion, and to ensure coordinated and collaborative responses to child abuse allegations. Working with teams to address challenges and deficiencies requires highly skilled competencies and diplomacy to effect positive change. The MDT Coordinator will provide technical assistance and training to direct service providers regarding best practices for multidisciplinary child abuse investigations and provide policy education concerning CAC’s and MDT’s to child serving professionals within each identified county. An essential function is to track case status and outcomes for ongoing evaluation of data and trends within each county in order to institute protocol and/or policy changes or address deficiencies to better serve and protect abused/neglected children.
The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) Clinical Director provides leadership and management for direct services delivery, staff supervision, development, recruitment, orientation and staffing for the center’s mental health program in providing therapeutic services and counseling to child victims and their non-offending caregivers. This position ensures adherence to clinical standards, professional codes of ethics, funders, HIPAA compliance, agency policies and standards set forth by the Onslow County Interagency Agreement & Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Protocol, the National Children’s Alliance (NCA) and Children’s Advocacy Centers North Carolina (CACNC).
This is a dual role position consisting of forensic interviewing and family advocacy. Under the direction of the CAC Assistant Director, the CAC Forensic Interviewer / Family Advocate is responsible for providing developmentally and culturally appropriate, non-leading, legally defensible forensic interviews of children and adolescents in cases of alleged sexual and physical abuse and other cases of alleged child maltreatment referred to the One Place Child Advocacy Center. The CAC Forensic Interviewer / Family Advocate ensures a continuum of services for children who have been victims of such maltreatment. This position provides consistent and comprehensive advocacy and support services from inception of a case, through investigations and prosecution, until the family has achieved access to all necessary support services to promote healing. Effectively communicates and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team (MDT) to ensure quality of service.