The Nebraska Alliance is seeking a full-time Outreach Coordinator to support local child advocacy centers, their staff and partners in providing a comprehensive and trauma-informed response to child abuse.
This position is responsible for organizing training and outreach efforts statewide, increasing collaboration and coordination among child advocacy centers (CACs) throughout Nebraska to improve the fidelity around the ten standards of national accreditation, and supporting the existing and developing CACs and their satellites across the state.
Outreach Coordinator Responsibilities:
- Provide technical assistance to established and developing CACs and their satellite offices through on-site visits, verbal and written consultations, and provide resource development and dissemination. Technical assistance informs about best practices and helps meet contract, accreditation, and statutory requirements.
- Conduct statewide meetings for CAC staff and participate in the development and organization of training sessions and materials.
- Assess, develop, coordinate, and promote local and statewide training opportunities for CAC members, partner agencies, and multidisciplinary teams addressing community needs across the state. Assist CACs with the development of local training plans. Focus is on the emerging issues in child abuse and neglect investigation, prosecution, prevention and treatment while emphasizing the multidisciplinary team response provided in a child advocacy center setting.
- Work collaboratively with CACs to identify and communicate needs of individual programs and potential role of Chapter in addressing those needs.
- Assist in statewide CAC needs assessment and on-going follow up.
- Assist in assigned grant management of proposals, goal tracking, and reporting in grants.
- Participate in special projects related to improving practice and supporting core competencies in child abuse investigation and treatment.
- Represent the Nebraska Alliance through membership on external committees/ special initiatives.
- Promote the utilization of local CACs and the benefits of the CAC model.
- Support and encourage teamwork and collaboration between agencies and staff involved in reporting and investigation of child abuse.
Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:
- Has a degree in social work, law, criminal justice, psychology or human services. A bachelor’s or higher is preferred.
- Has experience with child advocacy centers and/or dynamics of child abuse.
- Has experience providing technical assistance to professionals.
- Has experience with and enthusiasm for collaboration and teamwork with diverse people across different organizations.
- Able to facilitate conversations to develop professionals and support problem solving.
- Able to work independently with a successful track record of taking a concept from idea to implementation, finding alternate paths when needed to achieve the overall goal.
- Able to juggle competing demands and prioritize without sacrificing quality.
- Listens closely to understand needs or concerns and takes steps based on that input.
- Takes pride in providing clear, helpful information in a timely manner.
- Feels comfortable with technology and working in a virtual space, including experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Zoom.
- Knows how to build trust, create respectful spaces, and maintain confidentiality.
Pay and Benefits
The salary range for this full-time, exempt position is $50,000 - $60,000, with the exact salary depending on experience.
The Nebraska Alliance offers a health reimbursement account (in place of offering health insurance) and a 403(b)-retirement account with employer match. The Nebraska Alliance has 12 paid holidays a year, offers 1.5 days of PTO per month in the first year of employment, offers six weeks of paid family and medical leave in qualifying circumstances and offers an employee assistance program.
About the Nebraska Alliance
The Nebraska Alliance is a growing non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing Nebraska’s response to child abuse. We are the nationally-accredited membership organization, or state chapter organization, for child advocacy centers (CACs) in Nebraska. Our team supports our CAC members and their partners by providing training, technical assistance, and capacity building, creating statewide partnerships, and leading advocacy efforts.
Our core values are:
- Collaboration: We work in partnership with diverse people, organizations, and systems to make a difference for children and families.
- Commitment: We care deeply about our work. We go above and beyond for child advocacy centers and the children and families they serve.
- Leadership: We ask key questions and take on critical, statewide initiatives. We find solutions to challenges and inspire others to take action.
The Nebraska Alliance is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, disability, medical condition, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, religion, veteran status, or age.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and resume to Ivy Svoboda, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org by June 4, 2021.