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Opportunities Available at MACA

Please check back. We periodically post new positions available at our Children's Advocacy Centers as well as at MACA.

Opportunities Available at our Children’s Advocacy Centers

Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner – Children’s Cove, The Cape and Islands Child Advocacy Center

The Department of Public Health (DPH) seeks a caring and compassionate Nurse Practitioner to join a multidisciplinary team at Children’s Cove, the Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center (CAC), located in Barnstable, MA. DPH will provide the chosen candidate with on-the-job training to become a certified MA Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (Pedi SANE) Nurse Practitioner. The chosen Nurse Practitioner candidate will learn that a trauma-informed patient interaction may provide a protective factor following an Adverse Childhood Event (ACE), such as sexual abuse/assault, and will use such knowledge to inform patient care encounters with children and families.

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Two CAC Bi-lingual Family Advocates/Case Managers – Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County

The Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County (CAC) unites public, private and community partners to promote safety, healing and justice for child victims and their families. The CAC works closely with an array of agencies to coordinate high quality investigations and assessments of alleged abuse; provide support to children and families; offer specialized training for a diverse range of professionals; and to prevent child abuse in our community.

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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Coordinator for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Plymouth County

The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office seeks a Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Coordinator that will serve as the primary contact for all referrals of suspected CSEC. The CSEC Coordinator will strive to improve Plymouth County’s ability to identify and serve minors at-risk, or victims of CSEC. This position is located at the Plymouth County Children’s Advocacy Center (PCCAC), 233 Water Street, Plymouth, MA.  The PCCAC program works to increase communication and collaboration among multidisciplinary team members and promote community awareness about CSEC and available services.

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Mental Health Services Coordinator - Essex County Children's Advocacy Center

With oversight from the Essex County Children’s Advocacy Center’s Forensic Interviewer, the Mental Health Services Coordinator will assist Victim Advocates in providing referrals for children and families to evidence based specialized mental health services, build and maintain relationships with mental health providers and facilitate opportunities for linkage agreements between practices and the Essex County Children’s Advocacy Center (ECAC), inform network clinicians of upcoming trainings in trauma-informed evidence-based mental health treatments and work with ECAC staff on creating Mental Health Brochures. Additionally, the Mental Health Services Coordinator will attend Case Review Meetings and provide generalized information to the multidisciplinary interview team on possible effects of trauma on child victims and their families. Click here to view the full job posting.

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Mental Health Coordinator - Norfolk Advocates for Children

Norfolk Advocates for Children (NAC) employs two (2) qualified trauma-informed clinicians to provide trauma-focused, evidence based mental health support coordinated through the NAC.

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Have some time and a skill that you want to share? Let us know! We have several opportunities throughout the year to utilize different skills. Previous examples include assisting with our Holiday Card appeal, "Recognizing and Responding to Child Abuse" Curriculum, social media, general office tasks or any other skills you have to offer. If you are interested in volunteering with MACA please reach out to us at maca@machildrensalliance.org

Undergraduate and graduate internships

Students are a critical part of the MACA team, bringing innovative thinking, amazing energy and the latest trends to our work. In addition to welcoming students from a variety of colleges and universities, we are very proud to be a long standing placement for the Northeastern University’s Undergraduate Co-op program.

The role of the intern will be largely based on a mutually agreed upon educational agreement between MACA and the respective institute of higher education and the responsibilities have a broad range. Here are some examples of how interns regularly contribute to MACA

  • Assisting with statewide work including annual statewide conference, Access to Mental Health Initiative, and data collection projects
  • Improving our cultural responsivity
  • Managing legislative advocacy, social media and fundraising campaigns
  • Completing administrative tasks associated with projects noted above including reception responsibilities, filing, typing via word processing, copying and other clerical tasks.
  • Conducting basic literature reviews and related research.

If you’re interested, contact us.