Career Opportunities

Advocacy Coordinator

Key Duties:
  • Supervise court appointed volunteers to provide ad litem services to abused and neglected children in court system
  • Effectively manage active caseload, participate in case staffings, and adhere to CAI standards for program caseload management.
  • Attend and participate as speaker at Advocacy training sessions, as needed.
  • Interface professionally and effectively with courts and representatives and employees of various social services agencies and other community organizations as needed for case management, community and other functions related to the organization’s overall goals and mission. 
Requirements:
  • Minimum of two years case management experience in social services field, working with abused and neglected children and their families, and the courts
  • Bachelors in social work, psychology, sociology, or related field
  • Strong preference for  previous experience training and managing volunteers in long-term setting
    • Demonstrated advocacy skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse client population
    • Proven ability to motivate and manage others
    • Demonstrated written and oral presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Must be available to work intermittent evenings and weekends
    • Must have personal car, current TDL and auto liability insurance
    • Spanish proficiency a plus but not required
ON INSTAGRAM @CHILD ADVOCATES
    REQUEST A COURT APPOINTED ADVOCATE
    You may put in a request of a court appointed advocate for any child/children currently in the temporary managing conservatorship of Harris County DFPS.

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    REPORT ABUSE
    To report child abuse, neglect or abandonment, contact the Texas Abuse and Neglect Hotline.

    www.txabusehotline.org
    1.800.252.5400
    REQUEST A SPEAKER
    Is your company or organization looking for more information on Child Advocates? Let us know and we are happy to come to you and share our mission and stories.

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