Child Advocacy Specialist

KidsVoice

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Employment

Advocacy

Full time

Sep 12

We currently have a full-time Child Advocacy Specialist position available. The CAS works on a regional multi-disciplinary team with attorneys to advocate for children of abuse and neglect. The schedule for this job is Monday through Friday, with the CAS coordinating their own schedule.

The CAS will:

  • Work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team to develop recommendations for court as well as recommendations and strategies for other forums of advocacy
  • Participate and advocate in relevant/appropriate client planning meetings and conferences
  • Assist clients regarding the role of KidsVoice, court hearings and services
  • Visit and interview clients in their current living environment
  • Negotiate and advocate for resources to address clients' needs

Required qualifications include:

  • An experienced professional with a minimum of three years human services experience
  • BA/BS in Social Work, Psychology, Child Development, Counseling, Education or other related field
  • Knowledge of child development and/or child welfare issues
  • Advanced degree preferred

KidsVoice has an outstanding benefit package with generous cost-sharing on all health insurance, time off and parking reimbursement. We have a 403(b) match with quick vesting, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending plan, conference and training allowance, paid professional membership and incentive program.

We request a cover letter, indicating why you are interested in the position and a current resume. Thank you for your interest.

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