Child and Youth Advocate

Posted: 10/12/2022

Child and Youth Advocate

Work site: Family Crisis Center, Stevens Point
 
Start Date: as soon as possible                                    
             
Starting Pay: $18.65-$20.32 per hour, depending on experience
 
Status: Full-time, 37.5 hours
 
Benefits: Paid time off, holidays, 401K, life insurance, access to health, dental, vision and disability insurance.


 
Duties: Provide trauma-informed, client-directed services in a shelter-based setting to protective parents and children/youth impacted by all forms of domestic and sexual violence.

Provide victim advocacy services as needed.  (Advocacy services include using a variety of evidenced-based materials, information and referral, safety planning, coping skills, mediation, violence prevention.)

Provide assistance with application for temporary restraining order petitions and crime victim compensation, accompaniment to judicial proceedings, or accompaniment to emergency room or other medical care provider.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in human services, social work, psychology, criminal justice, or in a related filed and one year experience (crisis intervention, sociology, human services) leading to working knowledge of family development, advocacy and support services;
     
  • OR Associate degree in human services, sociology, or psychology and three years’ experience;
     
  • OR High school diploma or equivalent and five years’ experience.
     
Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.
CAP Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer