Southmountain Children and Family Services currently operates eight Children's Advocacy Centers throughout the State of North Carolina. Southmountain Children and Family Services will be operating a Children’s Advocacy Center to provide services collectively for Edgecombe, Nash, and Wilson counties. There is one (1) position vacancy for a Children's Advocacy Center Director/Forensic Interviewer.
Children’s Advocacy Center Director/Forensic Interviewer
• 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.
The Center Director will coordinate child sexual and physical abuse cases for the geographic County. The Director will work in collaboration with a Multidisciplinary Team formed with representation of 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 the children who report abuse. 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 Advocate and Therapist 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 hour emergencies and periodic on call.