Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Alliance For Children team. Please direct all resumes and cover letters to the emails specified in the job description. No phone calls, please.
Alliance For Children provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.
Family Advocate - Full-Time
Position available with the Alliance For Children for a full-time Family Advocate to provide case management and support services for children and families involved in allegations of child abuse. Primary job responsibilities include evaluation of family needs, working knowledge of Tarrant County resources, advocacy for family, education for family regarding investigative and healing process as related to Alliance For Children and partners, resource and service referrals, support for family, and general day-to-day activities.
- Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required, minimum of two years' experience working with children and/or families preferred
- Working knowledge of child development, family dynamics, and knowledge of abuse dynamics
- Experience working with interns preferred
- Good organization, communication, and networking skills
- Successful completion of a background check, including criminal/CPS clearances
- Bilingual English/Spanish desired
- Some travel is required
To apply, email a resume including trainings completed, and cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position to email@example.com with the Subject Line: Family Advocate position. Please direct any questions about the position to Lindsey Dula, Director of Program Services. Posting will end 5:00pm CST on 10/27/17. No phone calls, please. For a detailed job description, click here.
Alliance For Children is currently accepting resumes for contract therapists to lead group therapy on various weekday evenings, 6pm - 7pm. Qualified candidates must have experience leading groups and working with abuse and trauma victims. Candidates must be licensed as an LMSW, LPC-I or LCSW and LPC is preferred. Applicants myst be familiar with evidenced based practices and be familiar with TF-CBT.
All interested parties should submit questions and resumes to Lauren Thacker with the Subject Line: Contract Therapist. No phone calls, please.
Interns who work at Alliance For Children not only work in a therapeutic setting, but can also be given the opportunity to work closely with law enforcement, the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Internships are available through our Clinical and Family Advocate programs and are available at all of our Alliance For Children locations. Interns are accepted for fall, spring and summer semesters.
General Internship Requirements:
- All applicants must submit a resume, complete an application and provide three professional references.
- All interns must pass a criminal and CPS background check.
- All interns must be attending an accredited university seeking a degree in social work, counseling or related field.
- Students must be willing to work some evenings and weekends and be able to provide their own transportation among all five Alliance For Children locations.
- All interns will attend specific training for their placement as well as child sexual abuse prevention training prior to working with clients.
- Students must commit to two semesters (nine months) at Alliance For Children.
- Students must commit to 15 hours each week.
- Students will agree to participate in weekly supervision with their supervisor.
Clinical Internship Requirements:
- Applicants must be seeking a master’s level degree in social work, counseling or a related field.
- Students must have completed practicum and coursework in counseling theories prior to placement.
- Interns must be willing to work with clients of all ages in a therapeutic and/or group setting.
- Must attend a monthly Clinical Team meeting.
To apply for a Clinical Internship placement, complete Intern Application and submit your resume and references to Diana Davis.
Family Advocate Internship Requirements:
- Applicants must be seeking at least a Bachelor’s level degree in social work, counseling or related field.
- Interns must be willing to participate in multidisciplinary staff meetings, observe and implement family needs assessments, provide case management services when needed, research local family resources, and learn crisis intervention techniques.
- Interns may also be asked to participate in community events, fundraisers, educational programs and other programs offered by Alliance For Children.
To apply for a Family Advocate Internship placement, complete Intern Application and submit your resume and references to Lindsey Dula.