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Community Educator - Part Time/Full Time

The Community Educator is responsible for generating knowledge of child abuse and its prevention through the education of children with the intent of assisting children in recognizing if they might be a victim of abuse as well as educating adults to protect children. This position also demonstrates enthusiasm for the mission of Alliance For Children in the community served.

Minimum Requirements 

•    High school diploma required, some college or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
•    Bilingual abilities in English/Spanish preferred.
•    Minimum 18-year age required.
•    Must have valid driver's license and proof of liability insurance if driving for agency purposes.
•    2 years’ experience working with children preferred.
•    Experience in public speaking preferred.
•    Must successfully complete annual criminal and civil background checks.
•    Able to maintain confidentiality and present in a positive, professional manner at all times.
•    Able to maintain composure and professionalism under pressure of deadlines.
•    Regular and reliable attendance.
•    Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Alliance For Children.

Please click here to submit your resume and complete an application detailing your qualifications for this position: Alliance For Children Employment Application.  Questions specific to this position may be directed to Pera Claros at pclaros@allianceforchildren.org. No phone calls please.  

For a complete job description, click here.

 

Part-Time Clinical Therapist

Position available with Alliance For Children for a Part-Time Clinical Therapist. The Clinical Therapist will be responsible for scheduling appointments and providing individual counseling services to child abuse victims and protective adult caregivers at their designated facility under general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:

•    Master’s degree in social work, counseling or related field with a current Texas license as an LMSW, LPC-A or LMFT-A: LCSW, LPC or LMFT preferred.
•    Must be familiar with TF-CBT and knowledgeable of other EBP’s.
•    Must possess strong communication and documentation skills.
•    Must have two years of experience working with child abuse victims in a clinical setting.
•    Must be comfortable leading groups in the absence of a contract therapist or if asked to take on and lead a weekly group.
•    Must be willing to conduct telemental health sessions as needed.
•    Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
•    Must have valid driver's license and proof of liability insurance if driving for agency purposes.
•    Must successfully complete annual criminal and civil background checks.

Please click the provided link to submit your resume and complete an application detailing your qualifications for this position: Alliance For Children Employment Application.  Questions specific to this position may be directed to Diana Davis at DLDavis@allianceforchildren.org. No phone calls please.  

For a complete job description, click here.

 

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, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. 

Internships

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. Internship positions are provided through our Clinical and Family Advocate programs at all Alliance For Children locations

 

To contact us about applying for an internship, please click here.

 

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 six 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 one semester 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.
•    Students must commit to two semesters at Alliance For Children.

If you have questions, please contact Diana Davis at DDavis@allianceforchildren.org.

 

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.

If you have questions, please contact Lindsey Dula at LDula@allianceforchildren.org.
 

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