Child Advocacy Coordinator

Oct
28
October 28, 9:26 pm
until
9:26 pm
Registration opens
October 28, 9:26 pm
closes
9:26 pm
Where

Washington Coalition of
Sexual Assault Programs
4317 6th Ave SE
Suite 102
Olympia WA 98503

Remote work may be considered within Washington State. 

We are hiring for a Full Time Coordinator with a special focus on working with children, teens, and their non-offending caregivers

The Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP) is a statewide membership organization, based in Olympia, Washington and is committed to eliminating sexual violence and fostering social change. The mission of the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs is to unite agencies engaged in the elimination of sexual violence, through education, victim services, and social change. WCSAP provides information, training, and expertise to program and individual members who support victims, family and friends, the general public, and all those whose lives have been affected by sexual assault.

WCSAP is seeking an Child Advocacy Coordinator to work on grant activities that focus on providing technical assistance and training on general child, teen, and non-offending caregiver advocacy services and general issues related to the continuum of sexual violence. As well as develop communication forums for a variety of service providers, this position also develops resources, including white papers, for advocates and programs across Washington. 

This position joins a team of advocacy specialists and coordinators at WCSAP who provide consultation and population/content specific expertise in other areas of advocacy work.  All applicants must be familiar and agree with WCSAP’s mission statement and philosophy regarding WCSAP’s commitment to the elimination of sexual violence, empowerment, inclusiveness, and social change.

WCSAP values diversity in the workplace. WCSAP values the importance of addressing issues of racism, homophobia, ableism, and other issues of oppression in order to make services accessible to all individuals regardless of race; color; sex; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; religion; age; ethnic background; social, economic, immigration, marital, physical and/or mental status.

People from historically underserved communities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Please submit an application packet containing cover letter and resume to WCSAP highlighting any experience that specifically addresses the essential functions of this position. This position is open until filled. Application review begins November 23, 2020. Submit application via email to hr@wcsap.org with ‘Child Advocacy Coordinator’ in the subject line. Accepted formats include PDF and Word.

Over the next several years, this position’s priorities include:

  • Identifying resources and training opportunities to help programs continue to build capacity for serving children
  • Work with local sexual assault community based programs to identify key stakeholders that work with children in their community
  • Work with stakeholders in developing responsive processes/protocols that strengthen advocacy work with children
  • Continue to address confidentiality, consent to services and mandatory reporting considerations
  • Identifying community and family supports to help children and youth thrive
  • Continue to support ongoing child sexual assault prevention efforts focused on protective factors for youth
  • Lead staff for trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children

See full job description and salary range.

Where

Washington Coalition of
Sexual Assault Programs
4317 6th Ave SE
Suite 102
Olympia WA 98503

Remote work may be considered within Washington State.