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Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the DCAC team. Please email all resumes and cover letters to recruiting@dcac.org.

Employment Opportunities

Crisis Child Care Worker

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Support Services, this professional participates in the work of the Center and the collaborating agencies on behalf of the child victims by assisting with monitoring child and family needs during forensic interviews after business hours. This position is responsible for overseeing waiting room children’s safety and well-being as well as soliciting assistance for crisis needs should they arise.

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Office Manager 

Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Office Manager provides a wide range of administrative and executive level support. This individual will also provide supervision to all administrative staff, in order to ensure organizational administrative effectiveness and efficiency.

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Marketing Specialist 

The Marketing Specialist will work in a multi-agency team environment and will provide project-based assistance to the Chief Marketing Officer and to the Development and Marketing Teams. This position may develop strategic marketing solutions and communication/implementation plans to address business objectives and challenges. Duties include independent project work, particularly in efforts to engage with stakeholders, including but not limited to writing, design, strategy and execution. This requires strong written and verbal communication with donors, corporate sponsors, partners, the media and other identified stakeholders. Strong organizational and communication skills and ability to work independently are critical for this position.

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Receptionist

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Support Services, this professional participates in the work of the Center and the collaborating agencies on behalf of the child victims by coordinating the reception area and investigative waiting area for the client’s safety and well-being, answering phones, and assisting the Clinical Program with creating and filing DCAC Intake case files. 

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Therapist  

Reporting to the Director of Clinical Services, the Therapist provides evidence-based, trauma-informed mental health services to children who have disclosed severe abuse. The Therapist must engage non-offending caregivers in their child’s treatment and promote the family’s abilities to offer healing and safety.

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Partner Relations Coordinator  

Reporting directly to the Chief Partner Relations Officer, the Partner Relations Coordinator must have strong communication and facilitation skills, be well organized, detailed oriented and comfortable working with diverse teams. This individual will be responsible for facilitating juvenile cases with problematic sexualized behavior, and coordinating logistics and communication related to pre and post multi-disciplinary team meetings.

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Internship Opportunities

Crimes Against Children Conference Internship

This intern will work within a multidisciplinary team environment and will report to the Senior Conference/External Affairs Specialist. Duties include independent project work related to the successful planning and execution of the agency’s premier annual training, the Crimes Against Children Conference. This position requires strong customer-service skills, written and verbal communication with Conference attendees and staff members. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently are critical for this position.

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Family Advocate Internship

Student Internship Selection Criteria

  • Students should have completed coursework in human development, family studies, and other fields related to working with at-risk youth and adults.
  • Students should be able to care for children in the waiting areas while parents are in sessions.
  • Students should be able to facilitate play and arts and crafts activities with children in the waiting areas.
  • Students should be able to assist with special events for children.
  • Students should be able to assist with completing, scanning, and mailing Crime Victims Compensation Applications.
  • Students will be responsible for escorting clients to the appropriate waiting room.
  • Students should be willing to assist with clerical work.
  • Bilingual candidates will be given preference.
  • Students must pass criminal and CPS background checks.

Student Internship Requirements

  • Students must commit to one semester at DCAC and at least fifteen hours per week.
  • Students must commit to one hour of supervision a week.

How to Apply

To apply for a Family Advocate internship at DCAC, please email your resume to ateMindy.

Please make sure to indicate the semester/date you plan to begin your internship, any experience you have working with children, and if you are fluent in Spanish.

Therapy Internship

Student Internship Selection Criteria

  • Students must be working toward a master’s degree or higher in counseling, social work, or other related field at an accredited university.
  • Students from CACREP approved programs and those DCAC has a working relationship with will be given preference.
  • Eligible students should have completed a graduate level practicum type course in which actual counseling experience is provided to clients. Coursework in counseling theories, ethics, multicultural counseling, diagnosis, and group counseling are required prior to beginning an internship at DCAC.
  • Students with play therapy training/experience will be given preference.
  • Bilingual candidates will be given preference.
  • Students must pass criminal and CPS background checks.
  • Students must be available to see clients on some evenings and/or weekends.

Student Internship Requirements

  • Students must commit to 2 semesters at DCAC.
  • Students are required to spend at least 15 hours per week at DCAC during their internship.
  • Students are required to participate in one hour per week of individual supervision with their assigned supervisor. Group intern supervision will be conducted on a bi-weekly basis and attendance is highly encouraged.
  • Students must be willing and able to see adults and children of all ages in individual, family, and group treatment.
  • Students are required to attend a full day training prior to beginning their internship.

How to Apply

To apply for a therapy internship at DCAC, please email your resume to Leslie.