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Bluebonnet Children's Advocacy Center

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Administration

  • Upholds the credibility, integrity, and dignity of the Bluebonnet Children's Advocacy Center conducting business in an honest, fair, professional, confidential, and compassionate manner
  • Ensures compliance with appropriate program guidelines, protocols, rules, regulations, standards, and statutes of all governing bodies
  • Monitors operations for the organization
  • Ensures relationships are maintained with Texas Casa and Child Advocacy Centers of Texas
  • Confirms that facilities are maintained in a safe and healthy manner for provision of services
  • Substantiates that complete, accurate, and current records are maintained as applicable
  • Determines development, enforcement, and modification of operation procedures and policies
  • Monitors the implementation of policy and program development
  • Develops and/or review strategic plan annually
  • Recognizes the Board of Directors is legally responsible for the sound management (financial, program, personnel, insurance, and property) of the organization.
Board Relations
  • Attends board meetings according to By-Laws
  • Maintains appropriate working relationship with Board of Directors and its committees
  • Adheres to by-laws of the organization
  • Committee reports regularly to the Board of Directors the committee activities and opportunities
Financial Management
  • Works with the Executive Director to create and annual fund development plan, identifying financial needs and potential resources
  • Develops and approves annual budget, in conjunction with the Executive Director
  • Monitors the organization's financial position to ensure solvency and full utilization of funds
  • Reviews and approves monthly financials
  • Directs financial operations, ensuring that the organizations financial management policies are followed and sufficient internal control is maintained
  • Ensures compliance with grant/donor contractual agreements
Personnel
  • Ensures that organizations's personnel policies are followed
  • Ensure that organization is in compliance with applicable state and federal employment laws
  • Assists in recruiting volunteers and other board members as needed
  • Assures that all staff members receive appropriate training and staff development
  • Employ and evaluate annually Executive Director
  • Proclaim any conflict of interest that may arise during board members tenure
Public/Community Relations
  • Disseminates information to the community regarding the mission, goals, and activities of the organization
  • Actively seeks opportunities to increase public awareness regarding child abuse/neglect by actively participating in abuse/neglect activities
  • Cultivates and establishes relationships with community leaders inclusive of elected officials, social service organizations, city, and governmental bodies, businesses, and civic organizations
  • Available for speaking to local groups and/or develop a "Speakers Bureau" to educate the community about CASA and CAC
Fundraising
  • Identifies funding opportunities consistent with the organization mission and goals
  • Cultivates and manages donor relationships as needed
  • Contributes to the financial stability of the organization

Program Development
  • Develops and recommends plans for the organization's programs plan
  • Keeps current regarding local, state, and national issues important to the development of effective programs and services
  • Attends available conferences and workshops for the development of the program
  • Serves on committees as necessary
  • Participates in Board of Directors orientation


















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About Bluebonnet Children's Advocacy Center

Location:

1901 Avenue I, Hondo, TX 78861, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for abused and neglected children in Medina, Real, and Uvalde Counties.

Description

The Bluebonnet Children's Advocacy Center is a non-profit 501(C) (3) organization that is the only advocacy center serving Medina, Real, and Uvalde Counties as well as courtesy services to surrounding counties. Established in 2001, Bluebonnet provides forensic interviews, therapy, child advocacy for children in foster care, victims advocacy, crime victims compensation assistance, community education classes, awareness programs, and basic needs to victims. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Medina, Uvalde and Real Counties1901 Avenue I Hondo TX141 E. Nopal Uvalde TXUvalde, TX 78802

(29.1714,-99.8295)
 

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Initial service is dependent on criminal background check, including criminal and CPS clearance and re-checks every two years, as well as credit history check. Occasional travel is required.

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