Seeking Qualified Children’s Advocacy Center Family Advocate

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DESCRIPTION TITLE: Children's Advocacy Center Family Advocate

JOB OBJECTIVE: This position entails both the direct client and administrative support pieces of advocacy work for the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) Program within the Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Services (SAPARS). This position requires a person who possesses a keen understanding of best practices as it relates to child centered trauma-informed care for those children who have been impacted by sexual violence; best practices in supporting non-offending care providers in the aftermath of an initial outcry of sexual violence; the highest level of professionalism, strict confidentiality, and professional boundaries.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: Must possess excellent professional organizational, clerical, interpersonal and writing skills. Knowledge and sensitivity of dynamics relating to sexual violence. Knowledge of child development and best practice for child friendly trauma informed care. Must possess a valid Maine State license and sufficient insurance coverage. Must pass a Federal & State Bureau of Investigation (SBI & FBI) check, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Abuse and Neglect investigation, and Motor Vehicle Check. Education A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public justice, psychology, human services or other related field OR a 4 year combination of education, work and/or life experience with victims of sexual violence inclusive of work specifically with all age groups.

This is a full time position based out of the office but does involve travel between our CAC site locations. If you are interested in applying submit your resume and letter of interest to: Kat Perry, CAC Manager, at: or via mail to : CAC of Androscoggin, Franklin & Oxford Counties, Attention: Kat Perry, 56 Lafayette Street, Lewiston, Maine 04258.