Coordinator, Social Worker - GrantsSan Diego, California
This is a Casual, Grant-Funded position with an anticipated end/renewal date of September 30, 2022.
The Western Regional Children’s Advocacy Center (WRCAC) is recruiting for a Project Coordinator to manage its efforts to increase access to evidence-based trauma treatment in rural and frontier communities and strengthen the skillsets of mental health clinicians and other professionals responding to child abuse. WRCAC is one of four regional training and technical assistance centers funded by the US Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to support the growth and development of children’s advocacy centers (CACs), children’s justice centers (CJCs), multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs) and state chapters in the thirteen western states that comprise the western region. Since October 2016, WRCAC has operated as a project of the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital - San Diego (RCHSD). The WRCAC Project Coordinator works collaboratively with other WRCAC project staff (based remotely outside of California and at the Chadwick Center in San Diego) and staff from partner agencies funded through the Victim of Child Abuse Act (VOCAA), (i.e, the Regional Children’s Advocacy Centers, National Children’s Alliance, National Children’s Advocacy Center, and Zero Abuse Project). For additional information, visit www.westernregionalcac.org
The Administrative Social Worker - Grants position provides support and takes the lead on a range of complex activities related to the specific grant's goals and scope of work. This position plays a key role in developing collaborative relationships with strategic external individuals and organizations often on the state or national level. He/she will provide training and technical assistance and advocate on a state and national level on practices informed by the available research related to prevention and/or intervention. He/she also participates in creating key products and/or written materials related to grant deliverables and works with others on the team to meet reporting and monitoring requirements and grant required deadlines. This individual assists in planning, organizing and facilitating large-scale meetings and conferences with community, state and national stakeholders. It is expected that this individual will have advanced content expertise and will demonstrate the ability to communicate that expertise across multiple platforms, including public-speaking and collaborative partnerships on a local, state and national level.
4 years of experience
Established expertise in area covered by grant
Experience in Social Work, Psychology or other behavioral sciences and best practices for serving traumatized children and families
6 years of experience
Licensed Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist or Marriage, Family & Child Counselor
Previous experience in administrative social work and grants coordination
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