Child Advocacy Center Director

Cleveland’s new Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is seeking a Director to oversee the day-to-day operations of the center. The Director will work with the CAC’s Executive Committee and the Advisory Committee to complete the planning of the CAC and move toward implementation. The Director will develop policy, procedures, work toward the accreditation standards, and work with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) members. Once the center opens, the CAC Director will oversee daily operations and staff on-site ensuring coordination of services and open communication. The Director is responsible for the development and implementation of new programs and services of the CAC, as well as the overall daily functioning and maintenance of current service delivery and referral structure. Experience with group facilitation, public speaking, multi-system advocacy, and strong interpersonal skills is required. An advanced degree in social services or medical field required (i.e., LISW-S, LPCC-S, PA, CNP, etc.). Please email resume and cover letter and salary requirements to cac@dvcac.org

Shelter Pre-School Specialist

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a part-time Pre-School Specialist who will provide direct services to children ages 1 month to 6 years old residing in the Emergency Shelter located at a confidential address in Cuyahoga County. The Shelter Pre-School Specialist will provide the children with guidance and support, as well as facilitate weekly child-centered support groups that promote both healing and play for these children who have often witnessed and/or experienced domestic violence. Qualified applicants must possess at least two years of relevant experience working with children in a group setting and/or working with children who have been exposed to trauma. Must be available to work Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, during evening group hours (typically 6:30pm-8:30pm). Interested applicants should send a résumé and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.  (In the subject line type Pre-School Specialist.)

Ujima Project Advocate

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a fulltime Ujima Project Advocate to work individually with clients on safety planning, community resources and protection orders; performs intakes; facilitates domestic violence and parenting classes. This position provides culturally-specific services that facilitate safe options and stability, focused on African American victims of domestic violence. Experience with group facilitation, public speaking, crisis intervention, multi-system advocacy, and strong computer skills and data tracking.  An associate’s degree is required as well as relevant social service experience. Must be able to lead groups a minimum of two evenings per week. Please email resume and cover letter and salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

Bilingual Advocate

Our Latina Domestic Violence Project is seeking an experienced bilingual advocate. This dynamic team provides culturally-specific services that offer safe options and stability for Latina victims of domestic violence. This fulltime position includes community outreach, group facilitation, crisis intervention, court and multi-system advocacy, data collection, and collaboration with community partners. Qualified applicants will be bilingual in Spanish & English and have a working knowledge of domestic violence. Bachelor degree preferred. Must be available for non-traditional work hours, including weekends. Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org

Supervised Visitation Monitor 

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking part time Monitors for our Safe and Sound Supervised Visitation Center. Duties include, but not limited to, monitor visits between parents and children, monitor exchanges of children between parents, model and teach appropriate parent-child behavior. High School diploma and two years working with youth and families required. Qualified applicants must have a working knowledge of domestic violence and child abuse issues. Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred. Bilingual in Spanish & English a plus.   Must be available Thursdays and Fridays starting at 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm or 5:30 pm until 8 pm and EVERY SUNDAY from 10:30 am – 5 pm.  Some Saturdays from 9:30 am – 6 pm may be required.  We are closed major holidays.  Send resume and cover letter to careers@dvcac.org (in the subject line, type Careers – Monitor)

PRN/PTE Shelter Advocate

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center emergency shelter located at a confidential address in Cuyahoga County is seeking a PRN/PTE Shelter Advocate.  Interested candidates must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shifts, weekdays and weekends.  Duties include the following helpline responsibilities: answering the 24 hour helpline, offering information and referrals to helpline callers, performing phone intakes for shelter, determining eligibility of women requesting shelter for admission.  Emergency shelter responsibilities include:  providing domestic violence advocacy and ongoing support to residents, maintaining agency documentation, checking for safety and cleanliness of the facility and participating in shift change report.  Please send resumé and cover letter to careers@dvcac.org.  Resumés received without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Updated 5/10/2017