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Position Available – Director of Support Services

Company/Organization – Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center

Location of Position – Dallas, Texas – onsite 75228

Brief Overview of Position -The Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center is seeking an experienced Director of Support Services for our Family Advocacy team.

The Director of Support Services is an experienced leader who has knowledge of child abuse, victim services, family dynamics, and cultural competency. As an important advocate in the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center multidisciplinary team, they ensure that quality programs and services are provided by the FA team on behalf of the child victims.

Responsible for directing and managing all aspects of DCAC family advocacy and support services. Encourages client and family participation in the investigation, treatment, and support services available through DCAC with the hope of reducing trauma for children and non-offending family members.
Education and experience: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university required with a focus in social work, family systems, psychology, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.Two to four (2-4) years of supervisory experience, preferably in a director role. At least four (4) years of non-profit experience; experience as a leader in the CAC industry preferred but not required.Bilingual preferred, but not required.Required License(s) or Certifications: Valid and clear TX DL.

Licensed Master Social Work (LMSW), preferred.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of child development and family dynamics; knowledge of sexual abuse dynamics as it relates to victims and perpetrators.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Skilled at being creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, flexible, possessing a positive attitude, tact, good judgment, cultural sensitivity, and working well as a team member with staff, community professionals, and volunteers.
Ability to bring others together to try and reconcile differences and uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems; builds effective teams.
Skilled at modeling a purposeful culture that is realistically optimistic and not imbued with a crisis mentality.
Ability to establish and maintain professionally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks and a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of employees, board members, partners, and community.

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Position Available – Community Resource Navigator, Dallas County Child Protection Permanency Court

Company/Organization – Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL)

Location of Position – Dallas, Texas

Brief Overview of Position – This part-time position will have the opportunity to design and test a pilot program to help children and families involved with the local public-private child welfare system to navigate and access resources and services. This pilot will partner with the local Dallas County Child Protection and Permanency Court to contract for a family engagement and resource navigator who will act as a liaison between the court, advocates, legal representatives, families, parents, and community resources.

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