Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia, Inc.
Nancy Chandler, MSW Atlanta, GA CEO
Prior to the appointment as Interim CEO, Nancy served as a consultant to the Children’s’ Advocacy Centers of Georgia beginning in 2013. In December, 2015 she retired as the CEO of the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, having served in that position for eight years. Prior to this service, she served for 14 years as the founding Executive Director of National Children’s Alliance. Prior to this position Ms. Chandler served as the founding Executive Director of the Memphis Child Advocacy Center. She currently serves as a member of the Children’s Justice Act Task Force and the Advisory Board for Prevent Child Abuse Georgia.
Heidi Reese-Anderson, M. Ed., Director of Program Services
Heidi Reese-Anderson is currently serving as the Director of Program Services for the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia (CACGA). She is responsible for assisting the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in managing the CAC membership program from membership application through the approvaNl process, maintaining effective programs, and providing technical assistance and training opportunities for member centers, multidisciplinary team members, and partnering agencies. Ms. Reese-Anderson graduated from Florida A&M University (1994-2000) where she completed both her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Psychology and Secondary Education with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling.
Tracy Lewis-Martin, Director of Grants and Operations
Tracy Lewis-Martin is the CACGA Director or Grants and Operations. She is responsible for managing and implementing incoming grant awards, contracting, required reporting, and other administrative functions. This includes developing strategies to optimize the grant and contract management process in order to support CACGA’s evolving needs, particularly in light of increased grant volume and complexity. Tracy previously was the first-ever Executive Director of the Carroll County Children’s Advocacy Centers in Carrollton, Georgia before coming to CACGA.
Kendra Martin, B.S., Office Manager
The 2021 CAC Georgia Board of Directors
Brooke Woods, Board Chair
Jackla Lawson, Vice Chair
The Treehouse CAC of Thomas County
Rose Grant-Robinson, Secretary
Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center
Mark Smith, Treasurer
Power House for Kids
Morgan & Morgan
The Patticake House
University of Georgia School of Law
Children’s Tree House
Fitzgerald Ben Hill Development Authority
Diana Faugo, MSN, RN, CPN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAFS, DF-IAFN, DF-AFN
Paul B. Freeman, M.S., L.P.C.
Consultant (Crime Victim Services)
Amy B. Greenway
Children’s Advocacy Centers throughout the state of Georgia provide tremendous professional opportunities for individuals interested in a career in the non-profit sector focusing on child abuse and related services. Each local CAC is an independent organization with its own governing entity and, therefore, its own employment criteria and policies. The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia routinely posts employment opportunities here as a service to our member centers. If you have questions pertaining to the postings, please contact the local center directly.
Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate Position
The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, a private, non-profit Child Advocacy Center serving Fulton and DeKalb Counties, has an opening for a Forensic Interviewer. This position will work primarily in Fulton County but will occasionally work in the DeKalb County office as needed. The Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate is responsible for conducting forensic interviews/extended forensic interviews of children alleged to be victims of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, or witness to violence. Facilitates interdisciplinary case management and provides support to non-offending caregivers. The candidate should demonstrate effectiveness at working with difficult clients by exhibiting empathy and warmth, as well as have a positive attitude and work well under pressure. A working knowledge of family dynamics, dynamics of child sexual abuse, neglect, domestic violence, crisis intervention, and trauma is preferable. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to apply this information to directly benefit clients; have very strong time management and organizational skills to independently manage workload and related responsibilities; demonstrate the ability to operate a computer; have strong interpersonal and communication skills; show the ability to work as a team member; and possess problem solving skills to effectively work with difficult families.
Experienced Forensic Interviewer preferred but not required.
The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy offers competitive salary and benefits, an exciting team-based working environment, flexible work schedules, and opportunities to expand your skill set. The Center is a private, non-profit organization led by a committed board of directors. For more information about Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, visit our web site at www.georgiacenterforchildadvocacy.org.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Trotta at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please call 770-830-4042 if you have any questions. GCCA is an equal-opportunity employer.
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