CAREERS & INTERNSHIPS
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Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County (CACCC) is seeking a Donor Relations Manager. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, this position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support from mid-level and major gift donors to help meet the growing needs of CACCC. Our development team is seeking to add a high energy development or sales professional with great people skills, a love of networking, and a passion for our mission.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum of 3-5 years experience in fundraising, sales, or community relations with a proven ability to achieve desired goals and outcomes
- Excellent sales and networking skills and established connections in Collin County
- Effective interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Strong persuasive speaker who can clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them connect with our mission
- Ability to set priorities, multi-task and complete numerous projects simultaneously and meet deadlines with attention to detail
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge NXT strongly preferred
- Available to travel between CACCC’s two locations in Plano and McKinney as needed
- Available to work occasional nights and weekends
- Display a commitment to the important mission of CACCC and a desire to passionately represent the CACCC in the community.
- Cultivate and manage an active Donor Portfolio of 125-150 individual and corporate donors.
- Develop and implement strategies for Donor Portfolio retention and growth by developing meaningful relationships and coordinating activities to expand and strengthen corporate and individual donor engagement through networking, solicitation, and stewardship.
- Manage CACCC’s Guardian Angel Donor Society – including donor recruitment and growth strategy, communications, and annual event planning logistics.
- Document and maintain accurate records in donor database (Raiser’s Edge NXT). And use database to maximize fundraising potential, generate prospects, analyze data and provide strategic guidance on improvements, metrics and outreach strategies.
- Assist VP of Development in guiding prospect and donor communication and stewardship activities.
- Represent CACCC in the community and conduct tours of facilities to current and prospective donors.
- Attend and assist as needed at all CACCC fundraising and networking events such as our annual gala and beneficiary events.
- Other duties as assigned.
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirements by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include salary requirements. No phone calls, please.
The MDT Coordinator reports to the Director of Case Management and Forensic Services. This position interacts directly with the multi-disciplinary team and supports the coordination of efforts among all child abuse professionals. This position facilitates the multidisciplinary team services related to case investigation, assessment, and intervention in order to ensure better outcomes for child victims and for child abuse cases.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Master’s Degree is preferred
- 5 years’ experience working with child abuse victims and their families
- 5 years’ experience working in a multidisciplinary team environment related to child abuse
- Experience with diverse cultures, languages, and situations helps them connect with our mission
- Experience working in crisis-oriented situations
Job Skills Required:
- Ability to function collaboratively and effectively with the multidisciplinary team
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Knowledge of child development, family dynamics, and abuse dynamics
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Computer skills, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel
- Receive DFPS state-wide intakes and review them for criteria necessary for CAC services, including: child sex trafficking and high-risk youth services, forensic interviews, MDT case staffings, medical evaluations, family advocacy, and therapy services.
- Meet with MDT members to initiate the appropriate team response and coordinate CAC services.
- Attend community meetings and interface with professionals in the field of child abuse and social services as assigned.
- Collect statistical information from MDT partners and community organizations.
- Enhance MDT partnerships through events, relationship building, and effective communication.
- Participate in trainings and continuing education, as needed
- Operate in an ethically responsible manner
- Perform all other duties as assigned
Please send your resume with a cover letter by email to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County is committed to providing a hands-on experience for undergraduate and graduate students studying social work, clinical therapy, child development, or other human services studies.
As a Family Advocate Intern Caseworker, you will have opportunities to work directly with client families, as well as assist our Multi-Disciplinary Team in investigations and manage cases of alleged abuse and neglect. As an intern, you will gain invaluable experience in conducting needs assessments with caregivers, observe forensic and suspect interviews, shadow CPS and law enforcement in the field, provide child engagement to children receiving services, attend and observe criminal and civil trials, and gain understanding on how the Multi-Disciplinary Team works. Please note, this is an unpaid internship.
The Criminal Justice internship is a great learning experience for students who are preparing for a career in law enforcement. It is a hands-on program that allows students to learn about law enforcement, specifically, child crimes investigations in Collin County. Students will shadow our lead detectives throughout the semester and assist in note taking and transcribing forensic and suspect interviews. The Criminal Justice internship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled at a local university majoring in Criminal Justice. Please note, this is an unpaid internship.
Weekly Availability: 16 hours in the spring/fall and 20 hours in the summer
- Participate in a mandatory three-day orientation prior to beginning the internship
- Pass a criminal background check
- Pass an applicant interview process
- Participate in weekly supervision activities
The Family Advocacy and Support Services Department is no longer accepting applicants for the Fall 2023 semester. We are now accepting applications for Spring 2024.
To apply for a Family Advocate or Criminal Justice Internship, please fill out an application CLICK HERE
As a Child Advocate Intern, you will have opportunities to work directly with clients and families. Interns will conduct Child Engagement, assist with the center’s annual projects, participate in on-call crisis support, and create activities that promote distraction and coping techniques.
Accepting Degree Majors in: Psychology, Family Studies, Criminal Justice, Child Development, Child Life, or other related fields.
- Weekly Availability: 16 hours in the spring/fall and 20 hours in the summer.
- Participate in a mandatory three-day orientation prior to beginning the internship.
- Pass a criminal background check.
- Pass an applicant interview process.
- Scheduled on call emergency Child Engagement
We are no longer accepting applicants for the Fall 2023 semester. We are now accepting applications for Spring 2024.
To apply for a Child Engagement Internship, please fill out an application CLICK HERE
Our Clinical training program offers Graduate students/LPC Associates the opportunity to receive practical experience in multiple therapeutic modalities including play, individual, art, music, family, and group therapies.
We accept Graduate level practicum students as well as LPC Associates for our clinical internship program. Students and LPC Associates have the unique opportunity to not only offer therapeutic services to the children and families who come to the CACCC, but work directly with the law enforcement, District Attorney, and CPS agencies that collaborate with the center.
To apply for a Clinical Internship, send your resume to:
Kelly Pullen, M.A., LPC-S