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Burnsville, North Carolina

Family Advocate

Categories: Family Advocate

Children’s Advocacy Center Family Advocate

Southmountain Children and Family Services is seeking a qualified candidate to join its Toe River Children's Advocacy Center team as a Family Advocate in Burnsville, North Carolina.

The family advocate provides support for children and families utilizing the services of Toe River Children's Advocacy Center by ensuring a continuum of services for children who have been victims of sexual abuse, domestic violence, neglect, or other childhood trauma. The position provides case management services such as support, orientation, and education for children who are victims of a crime as well as their family members. Reporting to the western regional director, the advocate works cooperatively with multi-disciplinary partners and coordinates the services of these agencies who investigate and treat child abuse, neglect, and trauma cases. This full-time position requires 40 hours per week, typically Monday through Friday, with flexibility for after-hour emergencies and periodic on-call circumstances.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in Human Services.
  • Strong working knowledge of community resources and public relations skills are preferred.
  • Salary based on experience and education.
  • Benefits include an annuity plan, health and other insurances, and paid-time-off.
  • Job Type: Full-time

Southmountain Children and Family Services is headquartered in Morganton, NC. In operation since 1903 as North Carolina's first and only foster community, the agency specializes in child advocacy. Ten children’s advocacy and evidence-based treatment centers are managed by the organization serving 16 North Carolina counties: Ashe, Avery, Burke, Edgecombe, Carteret, Craven, Harnett, McDowell, Mitchell, Moore, Nash, Pamlico, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilson, and Yancey counties.

Send resume/CV and pertinent information to:

H.R. Director
Southmountain Children and Family Services
P.O. Box 3387
Morganton, NC 28680

Or email: [email protected]

Southmountain Children and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.