The Kids' FIRST Center of Lane County helps lessen the trauma experienced by child victims of abuse who are going through the judicial process. We provide a warm, child-friendly setting where children can be interviewed, receive medical exams to help criminal investigations, and testify before Lane County’s specially-convened grand jury for child abuse cases. The Center eliminates the need for a child to be shuffled through police stations, doctor's offices and courtrooms, sparing the child fear and trauma often associated with these experiences. The Center provides referrals to community agencies to meet the legal, financial, physical and mental health needs of child victims and their non-offending family members. The Center also informs and educates families about the criminal justice process and keeps each family updated on the status of their case. In addition, the Center offers domestic violence witness intervention, as well as educational support groups for caregivers of children who have been sexually abused. The Kids' FIRST Center is a member of the following organizations: National Children’s Alliance (charter member), Oregon Network of Child Abuse Intervention Centers, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC), Crime Victim’s Assistance Network (CVAN), and the National Organization of Victim Assistance (NOVA) . The Center is also available as a mentor for newly developed child advocacy center programs through the sharing of resources and training in forensic child interviewing, developing a working MDT, and volunteer coordination.
Director, Kids' FIRST. The Director is employed by and responsible to the Board of Directors to carry out the purpose, policies and programs for the Kids' FIRST Center. This position is responsible for the overall administration and ethical management of the Center, including all programs and services, fundraising activities, and general operation. Areas of responsibility include adminstration, personnel and financial management, public and community relations, program development and evaluation, assistance with development of policy and procedures, and the ability to formulate/manage annual budgets. Experience in grant writing & management is highly recommended. The Director will be required to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people and convey strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Some travel required. Closes 12/23/13.
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Lane County District Attorney's Office
125 E. 8th Ave. #400
Eugene, OR 97401
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