Children's Advocacy Center

Agency Description
Our Mission: To protect children by providing prevention and multi-disciplinary intervention in investigation, assessment, and treatment of child sexual abuse in an environment that is child sensitive, supportive, and safe. The Board of Directors, staff and volunteers of the Children's Advocacy Center believe child sexual abuse is a community problem. Past experience has taught us that no single agency can possibly meet all the needs of sexually victimized children and their families. We have also learned that taking child victims from agency to agency for multiple interviews traumatizes the children and, in fact, re-victimizes them. We are committed to providing a coordinated, multi-disciplinary team approach including Protective Services, Law Enforcement, Prosecution, Mental and Medical Health professionals. It is our goal to provide programs and support services for child victims and their families which will enable them to heal emotionally and physically.
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Opportunity:Front Desk Support

Date:08/01/2018 -

Agency:Children's Advocacy Center

Position Purpose: This position plays a critical role in client relations, client services, directing clients and visitors, managing agency communications, and assisting the Intake Coordinator with administrative projects when needed.Responsibilities & Duties:Meet and greet Children‚??s Advocacy Center clients in the lobby.Assist clients with their needs in a respectful and courteous manner and answer their questions.Manage client issues over the phone and in the lobby which may include de-escalating situations and individuals, monitoring and entertaining children while their parents are busy.Aid in filing, data entry, reception, and special projects.Assist with the sorting and organizing of donated items.Conduct duties in an unbiased manner in accordance with the agency‚??s mission statement and guiding principles by which all clients, volunteers, interns and staff are treated equally regardless of race, gender, religion, age, physical or mental abilities and/or sexual orientation.Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Mature judgment and ability to work independently and as a team.Excellent communication and organizational skills.Basic computer skills such as, Word, Excel, and data entry.Answering incoming phone calls, scheduling appointments (Outlook), assist with intakes. Sensitivity to and, interest in supporting the unique struggles of the families we serve.May or may not be for educational credit.Commitment: This position prefers a minimum commitment of 1 ‚?? 2 hours per week. Hours are available Monday - Friday between 12pm ‚?? 2pm. On occasion hours available are from 5pm-7pm. Days are flexible.

Opportunity:Cleaning/ Maintenance Volunteer

Date:04/11/2018 -

Agency:Children's Advocacy Center

We are currently seeking energetic and highly motivated individuals to join our team as a Cleaning/ Maintenance/ Handy person.We are looking for volunteers to spend 1-2 hours once a week helping to maintain our building and completing weekly scheduled tasks. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented, flexible and willing to take on both basic routine and non-routine cleaning and special projects as the need arises such as hanging pictures or fixing door nobs. Heavy lifting may be involved on occasion. The Cleaning/Maintenance person may be responsible for: Cleaning and sanitizing offices, meeting rooms, bathrooms, kitchen and public areasClean building floors by sweeping, mopping, or vacuuming them.Gather and empty trash.Service, clean, and supply restrooms.Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors.Dust furniture, walls, machines, and equipment.Make adjustments and minor repairs.Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies.Remove snow from sidewalks using snow blowers, and snow shovels, and spread snow melting salt.Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.

Opportunity:Prevention Program Support Team Member

Date:03/08/2018 -

Agency:Children's Advocacy Center

We are looking for weekly, long term consistent and committed volunteers to support our prevention program. Duties will include but are not limited to: Preparing materials needed for all classroom presentations Inventory of materialsOrganization of each trainers weekly needed materials PrintingComputer skills needed for electronic filing You will be thoroughly trained in all operations.

Opportunity:Care Closet Support Team Member

Date:02/27/2017 -

Agency:Children's Advocacy Center

We are looking for weekly, long term consistent and committed volunteers to support our Client Care Closet. The Children's Advocacy Center has an entire room called Cora's Care Closet dedicated to meeting the tangible needs of our clients and their non-offending family members in their time of crisis.We accept only NEW item donations as we believe that "Used and Abused Kids Don't Deserve Used and Abused Things" Duties will include but are not limited to: Intake of donationsInventory of donationsOrganizing back stock items Running open GIVEAWAY days/nights for client needsMaintaining the Closet - keeping it organized, clean and stocked