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The Bilingual Family Advocate is responsible for providing advocacy, crisis intervention and short-term case management services to child victims, their non-offending caregivers and family members. The focus of victim support and advocacy is to help reduce trauma for the child and family members and to improve case outcomes. The Bilingual Family Advocate focuses on the child and their family by helping caregivers identify and access services the family may need, acting as a liaison with the Multidisciplinary Team and supporting them throughout the investigative process. This position requires participation in an on-call rotation for after-hours and weekend forensic interviewing and advocacy. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect under District of Columbia Statute §4-1321.02.
The successful candidate will be responsible for Safe Shores’ grant initiatives and partnerships with business funders. This person will serve as a key member of the development team, conducting prospect research and the planning, solicitation and stewardship of corporate, foundation and government supporters. In addition, this person will build and implement a corporate giving strategy, devising new and creative ways to engage the corporate sector with Safe Shores’ mission through sponsorship’s, in-kind donations and other forms of support. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect under District of Columbia Statute §4-1321.02.
Opportunity to work with a high-performing team of compassionate, dedicated individuals serving children and families affected by abuse and other violence in Washington, DC. Safe Shores is seeking a highly effective, personable and mission-focused Manager of Individual Giving and Stewardship to lead our resource development and cultivation work. The ideal candidate will have broad experience and a demonstrated track record of success carrying out the full spectrum of fundraising activities for a social justice organization with a current budget of $3.4 million.
The Prevention and Outreach Associate will be responsible for successfully managing the logistics of prevention and outreach caregiver support groups and efforts in DC. This individual will be instrumental in implementing, evaluating, and growing our Prevention and Outreach Program while teaming with other internal programs and the broader community. The program takes a public health approach and is rooted in the belief that the prevention of child abuse is an adult responsibility. Holistic and effective prevention strategies must utilize an equity lens and incorporate primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions. Goals of the Prevention and Outreach Program include raising awareness of the prevalence and impact of child abuse; educating the community about the steps to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child abuse; and engaging people to act to protect children. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect under District of Columbia Statute § 4-1321.02.
This is a contract position. The contract interviewer is responsible for conducting forensic interviews with children ages 2 ½ to 17 years in cases of alleged physical and/or sexual abuse or other violence. The contractor must be skilled in using research-based forensic interview protocols and techniques in a developmentally appropriate manner to elicit truthful information. Candidates for this position may be asked to provide a tape recording of one of her/his forensic interviews. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect under District of Columbia Statute § 4-1321.02