The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, race, age, sexuality, or disability.
BILINGUAL FORENSIC INTERVIEWER/FAMILY ADVOCATE: The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center in San Marcos seeks an Interviewer/Advocate to conduct in-depth forensic interviews with allegedly abused and/or neglected children, consult with law enforcement, prosecutors, Child Protective Services and counselors, and testify in court as necessary. As an Advocate, provide crisis intervention and ongoing case management for protective caregivers of child abuse victims. Must have knowledge and understanding of child abuse, advocacy, and the justice system. Previous experience providing forensic interviews preferred, but not required. Forensic Interview training will be provided. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is required for this position. Salary for this position is $34,010 (with an additional $510 for a Master’s degree). This is a full-time position, non-exempt.
If you are interested and would like more information about HCWC, the position, or how to apply, please contact Michelle Ducote at firstname.lastname@example.org
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No person may be employed with HCWC who has ever been convicted of, been on probation for, or received deferred adjudication for any disqualifying offense, or has presently pending any criminal charges of any disqualifying offense before a determination of guilt is made, including any person who is presently on deferred adjudication.
Guidelines for Determining Disqualification
The following offenses are grounds for disqualification regardless of any extenuating circumstances.
- Felony crimes against family, sex-related offenses, child related offenses, murder, theft/robbery/burglary offenses, fraud related offenses and crimes against persons and property.
- All other offenses not otherwise described above may result in disqualification at the discretion of HCWC. Factors considered by HCWC to determine disqualification include the nature and severity of the criminal conduct, the length of time since the offense occurred, the likelihood of rehabilitation (must be evidenced by community standing, employment, and references) and other factors that HCWC may deem appropriate under the circumstances.