The SAFE Child Advocacy Center is looking for a dedicated team member to serve as our Program Manager/Forensic Interviewer. Primary job duties include:
Overseeing operations for the CAC - Perform overall administrative tasks necessary for the effective operation of the CAC, maintain grant and accreditation compliance, prepare documentation and reports
Supervision of CAC staff - oversee recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, evaluation, etc of CAC staff
Working with Multidisciplinary Team (MTD) members - promote cooperative working relationships between all MDT members and community agencies, participate in all MDT meetings, work with all involved agencies to ensure coordinated investigation and service provision
Conducting forensic interviews - obtain information regarding developmental and social history of the child prior to interview, conduct neutral fact finding interview, collect information to corroborate, determine identity of all persons involved, consult with investigative team, participate in peer review
Providing courtroom testimony - respond to subpoenas and testify when requested, prepare for court testimony with DA's office prior to court appearance
Community relations, outreach, and education - network with community agencies, service providers and businesses to foster positive relationships, remain current on information and services, present CAC program to community groups, participate in social media and outreach/education materials
External fund raising and grant writing - work with Executive Office in the development of grant proposals, explore and initiate external fundraising activities
Overseeing special projects - ensure project objectives and activities are completed, provide guidance to staff
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Must maintain client confidentiality as prescribed by program and agency policies and state and federal statutes governing confidentiality.
Must be able to deal with a variety of emotions under stressful situations and be able to deal with people who may be very upset.
Basic knowledge of the dynamics of child abuse and neglect.
Basic knowledge of child development.
Basic understanding of family stressors and their impact on family interactions.
Basic knowledge regarding the impact of disabilities such as: autism, FASD, and substance abuse.
Working knowledge of community resources and the ability to use resources to meet the needs of families and children.
Skills in crisis intervention, teaching, listening, and basic problem-solving.
Ability to recognize the need for professional intervention
Understanding of the importance of professional boundaries.
Understanding of the importance of self care, recognition of personal triggers and the ability to manage them.
Cultural awareness of the needs of diverse populations.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong problem solving and solution oriented skills in the course of professional interactions.
Ability to work independently as well as function collaboratively as a team member and accept guidance and direction.
Excellent presentation skills.
Strong computer skills.
A bachelor's degree in social work, law enforcement, psychology, counseling, or a related field is preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. Previous grant writing and fund raising experience preferred. The individual must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written. Must have the ability to work well and develop communicative rapport with children. Must possess a valid Alaska driver's license, a car, and show proof of valid automobile insurance to provide own transportation to home and agency sites. Background check required.
This position is full time. Starting salary $90,000-93,600/year DOE.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.ccsak.org/jobs