Employment

Blue Sky Bridge is currently hiring for a Bilingual Family Support Advocate / Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator and a Bilingual Part-time Therapist.

POSITION TITLE
Bilingual Family Support Advocate / Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide family support advocacy for non–offending family members and coordinate collaboration with the Boulder County Multidisciplinary Team and Human Trafficking Task Force

Family Support Advocate

  • Providing families with clinical crisis intervention during a child’s forensic interview, and setting the foundation for extended psycho-educational support
  • Working with Law Enforcement and the Department of Housing and Human Services, Child Protection Division to maximize the support a child and family receives throughout the investigation process
  • Identifying and providing appropriate community resources and referrals
  • Providing education regarding topics such as:
    • Childhood abuse/neglect
    • System/family impact
    • Caregiver’s role in recovery
    • Safety planning
    • Roles of the multidisciplinary team (MDT)
    • Importance of treatment
    • Identification of treatment providers
  • Conducting basic family assessments
  • Maintaining contact and therapeutic relationships with clients as needed
  • Maintaining the client case tracking system (NCATrak) as assigned
  • Facilitating caregiver support groups as needed
  • Providing crisis intervention over the phone as needed
  • Being available after-hours on an emergency basis as needed
  • Representing Blue Sky Bridge on the Multidisciplinary Team and Human Trafficking Task Force:
    • Attending county and state-wide meetings and collaborating with the Multi-disciplinary Teams to coordinate outreach and education efforts
    • Developing, providing, and facilitating outreach, awareness and training for at-risk populations
    • Organizing best practice trainings for service providers, law enforcement agencies, and other key stakeholders on Human Trafficking identification, investigation, and service delivery
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Responsibilities

  • Facilitating the Junior Advocates program as needed
  • Developing and presenting educational workshops as assigned
  • Representing BSB on assigned community committees
  • Attending BSB events as scheduled

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a clinical field
  • Master’s degree in a clinical field or significant applied experience strongly recommended

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Fluent Spanish speaker
  • 2+ years experience providing advocacy or clinical work with families
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to family systems and child victimization
  • Knowledge of the overall child protection and legal system
  • Excellent communication and mediation skills
  • Ability to work well with a variety of disciplines
  • Excel knowledge

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience with clinical assessments
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Interest or experience in the field of human trafficking

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Blue Sky Bridge is committed to offering competitive compensation and benefits to staff. This position is a salaried position. The starting salary range is $46,000 – $52,000, depending on experience.

Blue Sky Bridge is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse applicant pool.

To apply for this position, please email info@blueskybridge.org with your cover letter, resume, and references. Interviews will begin in early November 2018. The position will remain open until it is filled. No phone calls, please.

POSITION TITLE
Bilingual Therapist/Part-time

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide therapeutic services for children and their parents/caretakers.

Part-Time Therapist

  • Providing direct crisis services to primary and secondary victims of child abuse
  • Providing trauma-informed individual and group therapy services to children, non-offending caregivers, adults, and families
  • Building and maintaining relationships with community agencies, individuals, and CAC multi-disciplinary partners
  • Attending monthly Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings and participate in case coordination
  • Providing testimony in child abuse cases
  • Receiving ongoing training in trauma-informed best practices
  • Assisting with intake, staffing and referral processes
  • Participating in community outreach efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Responsibilities

  • Attending BSB events as scheduled
  • Providing case support as needed
  • Responding to crisis calls as needed

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree in a Clinical Field
  • Current licensure or working towards clinical licensure in the state of Colorado

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Fluent Spanish speaker
  • Thorough understanding of sexual assault and child abuse issues
  • Experience providing TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and/or EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy) to children
  • Experience providing therapeutic interventions with children and families
  • Excellent communication, mediation, and phone skills
  • Experience with crisis management
  • Understanding of trauma informed work environments
  • Ability to work well with a variety of disciplines
  • Ability to skillfully work in a group or independently
  • Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information in a sometimes stressful environment
  • Flexible, organized, and able to multi-task
  • Open to feedback
  • Understanding of cultural humility
  • Can be assertive and confident when needed
  • Knowledge of computers and office equipment
  • Physically able to move between buildings, lift 20lbs, and go up and down stairs

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience working in a Child Advocacy setting
  • Knowledge of child abuse investigations

STARTING HOURS AND SALARY RANGE
20 hours per week, with availability on weekday afternoons and early evenings for after-school appointments. Salary Range: $26,000-$28,000 per year.

Blue Sky Bridge is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse applicant pool.

To apply for this position, please email info@blueskybridge.org with your cover letter, resume, and references. Interviews will begin in early November 2018. The position will remain open until it is filled. No phone calls, please.