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Victim Advocate/Forensic Interviewer

Child Advocacy and Parenting Services
155 North Oakdale Avenue, Salina, KS 67401
$20 - $22 an hour - Part-time, Full-time

Location

155 North Oakdale Avenue, Salina, KS 67401

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Minimum qualifications:

Looking for one full-time and one part-time(with possibility of going full-time)

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred – licensed social worker or related field
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with multiple agencies
  • Successful completion of required background checks
  • Complete 40-hour KAVA training upon hiring
  • Complete 40-hour Forensic Interviewing (Child First) training
  • Complete 40-hour SANE/SART upon hiring
  • Demonstrated child development knowledge
  • Personal attributes:
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Ability to work independently but be a team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to the mission of improving children’s lives
  • Professional demeanor
  • Evidence of commitment to continued professional growth
  • Commitment to living a life free of corporal punishment and violence
  • Ability to recognize vicarious trauma and utilize self-health mechanisms to maintain persona well-being
  • Essential elements of the Victim Advocate position:
  • Maintains appropriate documentation in case files
  • Provides emotional support and in-home visitation for families of child victims
  • Serves as a CAC advocate for any abused children and their non-offending caregivers
  • Provides advocacy support for the Child Advocacy Center
  • Provides emotional support and accompaniment to criminal justice offices and court for all referred child victims and their non-offending caregivers throughout the investigation and prosecution of their cases
  • Submits reports of each victim served to the Program Director after each activity is completed
  • Conducts forensic interviews of children who have experienced sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or witnessed a violence crime
  • Attend court hearings and testify as needed
  • Meets regularly with Program Director to coordinate victim advocacy services
  • Participates in a minimum of fifteen hours of continuing education each year
  • Represents CAPS through active participation in community and fundraising activities
  • All other duties assigned by the Program Director or Executive Director

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $22.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Salina, KS: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: Multiple locations