Recognizing April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month

“Let’s Educate and Protect our Children” Recently, a colleague was asked to report for jury duty.  While this is not a summons most of us look forward to receiving, it is imperative that each of us follow through on our civic duty which is why my colleague reported at the appropriate time.  As it turns out, the case being tried that week involved...

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CACNC Newsletter

It is so very fitting that the first edition of our state chapter newsletter gets to bring you a great deal of exciting news. I have spent two years reviewing the chapters needs, working with the membership and learning each of your needs, and devising both a strategic plan as well as a fiscal sustainability plan for the chapter and for the...

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CACNC Announces New Executive Director

Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Carolina, Inc., announced today that Deana Joy has joined the organization to further develop its statewide mission. CACNC supports local communities in developing and maintaining children’s advocacy centers that meet the accreditation standards of the National Children’s Alliance, and supports North...

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Cathy Purvis, Chief Operations Officer of Children's Advocacy Centers of North Carolina, retired in September of 2014. Cathy was a pioneer in the Children's Advocacy Center movement and we will be eternally grateful to her. She was honored at the 2014 annual symposium and was recognized by the Governor with a Longleaf Pine Award. Thank you Cathy...

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Openings at CACNC

CACNC is seeking a Membership Coordinator to be responsible for increasing the service provision, collaboration and skill level of child abuse professionals throughout NC by growing the number of accredited CACs within the state in accordance with our grown and development plan.

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CACNC is seeking a Project Manager to be responsible for implementing strategies to monitor and control assigned projects in order to successfully achieve the stated goals and objectives, to analyze data in order to project success of statewide CAC efforts and to plan future projects.

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For more information for either open CACNC position, send email to:

Openings at Local CAC’s throughout North Carolina

Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse/CAC
Lincolnton, NC

LCCACA is seeking a part-time, contracted Training Facilitator to provide support services to our training and education staff.

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Pat’s Place CAC
Charlotte, NC

Pat’s Place CAC is seeking a Director of Response Services. This position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and oversight of Response Services programs, specifically: intake/case initiation, forensic interviewing and family advocacy.

Pat’s Place is looking for a critical thinker, with excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, strong organizational abilities, and who has at least a few years of CAC-specific supervisory experience.

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Learn more about Pat’s Place at Pat’s Place CAC

Carolyn’s Kaleidoscope Child Advocacy Center
Lake Waccamaw, NC

Carolyn’s Kaleidoscope Child Advocacy Center is a program of Boys and Girls Homes of NC, Inc. serving children of Bladen and Columbus counties. We are seeking a CME Provider.

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Apply online at Boys and Girls Homes of NC, Inc.

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Southmountain Children & Family Services
Morganton, NC

Southmountain Children and Family Services is seeking a full-time employee to serve as the Regional Director for the Agency’s Eastern NC Children’s Advocacy Centers.

Southmountain’s eastern CACs are currently Moore County (Carthage, NC), Nash/Edgecombe/Wilson Counties (Rocky Mount, NC), Harnett County (Dunn, NC), Craven/Pamlico Counties (New Bern, NC), and Carteret County (Morehead City, NC).

The Regional Director’s responsibility is to oversee and support the operations of the Eastern CACs. He/she will directly supervise the directors and case managers of each CAC. He/she will work directly with leaders of each community’s partnering agencies (DSS, Law Enforcement, District Attorney’s office, etc.) to ensure collaboration and proper service provision.

The Regional Director will ensure that National and State standards are being met at all CACs and services are being provided at the highest standards. Responsibility would also include ensuring all CAC staff are properly trained and coordinate the training efforts of the communities’ multi-disciplinary teams. He/she will ensure that all operating facilities provide a healthy and comfortable environment for staff and clients. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring that all data is properly collected and reported in a timely manner.


• Bachelor’s Degree or higher required. Degree in Human Services preferred
• Previous experience in a Children’s Advocacy Center preferred.
• Management experience preferred
• Strong public relations skills, organizational, and written communication skills are necessary
• Ability to communicate effectively in large and small group settings necessary
• Willingness to travel daily is necessary. Company vehicle is provided.
• Salary based on experience and education. Benefits include annuity plan, health, and other insurances, and paid-time-off.
• Ability to work from home necessary

Salary range based on National & local compensation data and is commiserate with experience and education. Full array of benefits including health, dental, life, & disability insurances, annuity, paid-time-off, holidays, and company car

Southmountain is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit agency founded in 1903 and is a leader in children and family services in NC.

Southmountain Children and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Send resume/CV and pertinent information to:

HR Director
Southmountain Children & Family Services
115 N. Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655

Southmountain Children & Family Services is seeking to fill a posiiton for a Mental Health Licensed Clinician for the Children’s Advocacy Center of the Blue Ridge in Boone, NC.

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Southmountain Children & Family Services currently operates eight Children’s Advocacy Centers (CAC) throughout North Carolina and plans to open a CA to serve Craven & Pamlico Counties soon. We are currently looking for a Director/Forensic Interviewer to join our team.

The Director/Forensic Interviewer will work in collaboration with a Multidisciplinary Team formed with representation from community agencies charged with the investigation of child abuse cases (DSS, Law Enforcement, the DA’s Office, as well as other community service providers). One of the primary duties of the Director is to conduct forensic interviews of children who report physical, sexual abuse, or witness to violent crime . Extensive training will be provided for this duty. The Director will collect and input all data pertaining to each case, prepare the case for discussion at a weekly case review and facilitate the review meetings. The director will also work in collaboration with other community service providers as well as Family Advocates and Therapists to provide victim advocacy, counseling, and family services. This position is full time 40 hours per week, typically Monday through Friday, but requires flexibility for after hours emergencies and periodic on call.

Bachelor’s Degree or higher required in Human Services.
· Strong organizational, group facilitation, and written communication skills are required.
· Forensic interviewing, and public relations skills are preferred.
· Salary based on experience and education.
· Benefits include annuity plan, health, and other insurances, and paid-time-off.

Send resume/CV and pertinent information to:

HR Director
Southmountain Children & Family Services
115 N. Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655

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