Career Opportunities

Part Time 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 of 6-8 cases, participate in case staffings, and adhere to Child Advocates standards for program caseload management.
  • 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. 
  • 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
  • Able to commit to a minimum of 9 months
  • Able to work 12-16 hours per week with flexibility in hours and schedule, especially during introductory training period
  • Must be available to work intermittent evenings and weekends
  • Must have personal car, current TDL and auto liability insurance
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Upcoming Events
Saturday, August 03, 2024
August 06, 2024 - August 28, 2024
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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To report child abuse, neglect or abandonment, contact the Texas Abuse and Neglect Hotline.
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