Hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 11am-7pm; Tuesday, Friday 9am-5pm
The Child Development Specialist has an important role at Baltimore Child Abuse Center, Inc. (BCAC) in providing management and structure for the support and nurturance of youth and families visiting the Center. This person will operate within the Family Advocacy Program to ensure that all youth and families who are receiving services at BCAC have a coordinated, trauma-informed response. The Child Development Specialist must be knowledgeable of child developmental norms and appropriate positive behavioral management techniques. This person must be organized, engaging, energetic, patient, and have excellent listening skills. This position requires the ability to handle multiple tasks, manage multiple youth at one time and be able to interact with all youth in a developmentally appropriate manner.
The Child Development Specialist will ensure that the environment where children and families receive services is kept clean, neat and safe at all times. This person will assist as needed with transportation for effective operation of the Forensic Services program. The person in this position should consult with the Forensic Services program about any concerning observations and be able to document them as necessary. The Child Development Specialist will also assist in clerical and administrative duties
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree or an Associate's Degree with work experience in child-related fields. Child friendly, knowledge of developmentally age-appropriate activities. Great communication and organizational skills
Facility:BCAC is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 children's advocacy center, the oldest children's advocacy center in Maryland and the only one not operating as a local, government-funded agency. As a chartered, accredited member of the national Children's Alliance and the Maryland Children's Alliance, BCAC serves approximately 1,100 children and their families every year.Requisition Number:90003Department:BCAC- GeneralSchedule:Full-timeShift:Day shiftHours: