Put your talents to work for children.

Our employees and interns are a vital part of our success. We welcome you to apply for the following opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Prevention Director

Join the CAC team!

A career with the Children's Advocacy Center is inspiring, challenging, and impactful.  YOU can make a difference in the lives of children and families in our community as part of our team!  Applications for the Prevention Director are due on July 31, 2018 at 5pm.  Please email your cover letter and resume to our Executive Director, Darcy Komejan: dkomejan@cac-ottawa.org.

CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER

 PREVENTION DIRECTOR

Reports to: Executive Director

Full-Time Position

Salary: $50,000 with generous benefit package.  40 hours with flexibility, some evenings and weekends required.

Job Description:  The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the expansion and growth of the Prevention Department.  The Prevention Director is responsible for directing projects and curricula, setting and monitoring department goals and evaluating program objectives.  The Prevention Director will provide public awareness and prevention education, as well as professional training services throughout Ottawa County with the Prevention Coordinator. This position is a leadership role within the Children’s Advocacy Center and will provide strategic direction to the Prevention Education Program. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

Internships

The Children’s Advocacy Center holds a commitment to the education of collegiate students in the field of child maltreatment.  We accomplish this through the experiential learning and on-on-one supervision with an emphasis on evidenced-based interventions in providing comprehensive assessment and treatment services to children who have experienced maltreatment and their non-offending caregivers.  Through this process students will gain the foundation for acquiring the competencies necessary to become self-reliant and productive professionals with knowledge and skills in the field of child maltreatment. 

Bachelor’s Level Internships

Available for individuals completing various programs including but not limited to: Social Work, Child and Family Development, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Communications and Public & Non-Profit Administration. Applicants must have enthusiasm, a willingness to take initiative, and the ability to adapt to various situations and locations within the office and out in the community. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher) and have current enrollment in a college or university.

For Communications and Public & Non-Profit Administration internship opportunities, please email the Director of Development Rebekah Bakker rbakker@cac-ottawa.org  or call her at (616) 393-6123.

For all other opportunities, email Forensic Interviewer Ashleigh Maat amaat@cac-ottawa.org  or call her at (616) 393-6123. 

Social Work, Child and Family Development, and Criminal Justice internships are filled for the 2018-2019 school year.

Master’s Level Internships

Available for individuals completing a graduate program in Counseling, Social Work, Communications, and Public & Non-Profit Administration. Individuals who are able to complete their internship over two academic semesters are preferred. We require that all interested applicants are at the Internship component of their respective graduate program.

For more information and questions, please email Lead Therapist Adrienne Bailey abailey@cac-ottawa.org or call her at (616) 393-6123. 

This internship is filled for the 2018-2019 school year.

 For Communications and Public & Non-Profit Administration internship opportunities, please email the Director of Development Rebekah Bakker rbakker@cac-ottawa.org  or call her at (616) 393-6123.

Now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. To apply, email resume and cover letter to rbakker@cac-ottawa.org with “Communications Intern” or “Public & Non-Profit Administration Intern” as the subject line.