Spanish Speaking Instructor

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The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Michigan (CACMI) seeks a contracted Alliance Prevention Educator for an average of 3 hours per month, on a set schedule, to instruct two sessions of Keeping Kids Safe in Spanish. Keeping Kids Safe is a virtual training designed to help individuals spot the signs of child sexual abuse and have the confidence to make a report. Position is supported with curriculum, slide deck (in Spanish), and IT support. CACMI exists as a network of hope, providing support to member children’s advocacy centers throughout the State of Michigan.

Together, we are committed to providing safe and healing environments where child victims of suspected sexual abuse can report abuse and heal from its effects while the multidisciplinary team investigates the allegations. We are a committed, supportive, and highly qualified staff eager to welcome additional team members and contractors who represent the diversity of our families and communities throughout the state. All positions are
remote.

Employment Status: Contract-based position, average of 3 hours per month

Hourly Rate: $27.50/hr.
Position Information: This position delivers CACMI’s online CSA prevention education in Spanish on
behalf of the Children’s Advocacy Alliance program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
● Utilize CACMI’s curriculum to provide prevention education to the general public in a manner
that is organized and thoughtfully paced.
● Provide a welcoming atmosphere that encourages participation and honors everyone’s input.
● Effectively manage time while addressing questions and make effective use of references to
additional resources when needed.
● Deliver the curriculum in Spanish, which will require a working knowledge of:
o Statistics of child sexual abuse
o Recognizing the signs of child sexual abuse
o How to support anyone that makes a disclosure in a trauma-informed manner
o Myths surrounding disclosures & reporting
o How to make a report and what steps authorities take
o Confidentiality and protecting the victim
o The role of CACs in child sexual abuse investigations

Requirements and Qualifications
All applicants will be required to possess the following:
● Spanish language and cultural fluency.
● Two or more years’ college, ideally with a focus on education or social work.
● Experience and confidence facilitating Zoom virtual training sessions.
● An interest in building rapport with adults of all races, ethnicities, and socio-economic
backgrounds.
● A genuine commitment to the mission of CACMI.

Preferred Qualifications
● Native Spanish speaker is strongly preferred.

● Experience with a CAC is strongly preferred.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements
● Predetermined hours (generally 3 hours each month)
o One session during regular, 9AM-5PM business hours and another after 6PM each month.
● Instructor is required to have reliable Internet connection and professional presentation
environment free from distractions.
● Potential for a trauma-rich environment. Curriculum may be triggering for some participants.
Resources will be made available to the instructor to support participants.
● Physical requirements include ability to speak in a clear and understandable manner to a
virtual classroom.

Applicants should send a cover letter, two current letters of recommendation, and a resume to:
Rebekah McDowell
rmcdowell@cacmi.org
Review of applications will begin February 5th.

The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer pledged to nondiscrimination in
employment, and all employment and contractor decisions are based upon business needs. The Chapter
embraces differences in race, color, nationality, religion/culture, gender identity/expression, marital status,
sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, military status, and ability in employees and contractors.

To apply for this job email your details to admin@cacmi.org