The Memphis Child Advocacy Center serves children who are victims of sexual and physical abuse through prevention, intervention, and education. Our vision is a community where children are safe, families are strong, and victims become children again.
The Memphis Child Advocacy Center is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.
The victim advocate provides support and advocacy to child victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, homicide, and their non-offending family members. The victim advocate provides support, counseling, and community resources throughout the process of investigation and intervention. Some on-call and weekend hours are occasionally required. This is a part-time position.
Requirements include a high school diploma and social services experience or other related fields. A bachelor’s degree in social work or related field from an accredited program is preferred. Interviewing and assessment skills, familiarity with child protection laws, and investigative and judicial procedures are required. Ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds is also required. For the complete job description click here.
Applications will be accepted until final candidates are identified. Send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Rajah Brown, Director of Operations at apply@MemphisCAC.org with the subject line: Victim Advocate.
The therapist reports directly to the Child and Family Services Director and is responsible for providing direct clinical services for child victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, child witnesses of crime, and their non-offending caregivers. The therapist provides clinical services using a variety of CAC approved, trauma-focused and evidence-based modalities, while maintaining confidentiality. The therapist is responsible for an assigned caseload of clients, case management and for maintaining accurate and timely records for required documentation and reporting.
Requirements include a master’s degree in social work or counseling from an accredited program with 3 to 5 years of social work or counseling experience that includes therapy with children. Highest level of state licensure preferred. Fluency in Spanish and English preferred. TF-CBT and EDMR training and experience preferred. Working knowledge of child physical and sexual abuse and its impact on children and families; ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds. For the complete job description click here.
Applications will be accepted until final candidates are identified. Send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Rajah Brown, Director of Operations at apply@MemphisCAC.org with the subject line: Therapist.