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If you have a passion for children, the drive to help end the cycle of abuse, and the experience needed to make lasting change, you may be the perfect fit for the Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center team!

Child and Family Advocate 

About the organization…

First established in 2009 and accredited by the National Children’s Alliance ( in 2016, the Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center (CAC) ensures that children disclosing abuse are not further victimized by the intervention systems designed to protect them. CACs are child-focused, facility-based programs with representatives from many disciplines working together to effectively investigate, prosecute, and treat child abuse. CAC locations are not only child-focused but designed to create a sense of safety and security for child victims. Please visit to learn more about the Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center.

The Cornerstone CAC is a program of Cornerstone Family Interventions, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization serving Boone and Lincoln Counties with offices in Madison and Hamlin. Cornerstone CAC is a member of the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network.


Mission statement: Promoting safety, permanency, and well being
Job Title: Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center (CAC) Child and Family Advocate
Status: Hourly/ Non Exempt/Part-time
Location: Hamlin, WV – serving Boone and Lincoln County

Position Description
The Family Advocate is responsible for providing advocacy services to child victims and their
families when sexual abuse and /or serious physical abuse has been alleged to the children and
families being served by the Multi-Disciplinary Investigative Team (MDIT) and the Child
Advocacy Center (CAC). The advocate will be involved in coordinating intervention services
that have been recommended by the MDIT members, identifying any barriers that may prevent
the family from receiving services, and advocating for immediate service implementation. They
will be present when children and families are at the Center and will serve to support and answer
questions about the investigative process, victim rights, court process, and treatment options. The
Family Advocate will monitor and maintain the case logistics and tracking of all cases at the

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:
Duties and responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:
-Maintain strict standards of confidentiality.
-Make initial contact with the family once an interview is scheduled to answer any preliminary
questions they may have.
-Establish contact with and provide support for victims and families at the Forensic interview.
-Provide crisis intervention for victims and families referred to them by law enforcement on those
cases that do not involve a Child Protective Service (CPS) worker.
-Educate non-offending caregiver(s) about sexual abuse or serious physical abuse and the various
systems that may become involved with their family.
-Perform a safety assessment of the family and develop and recommend a safety plan for the child
victim and family.
-Answer any questions related to the investigative process and provide feedback to the assigned
-Coordinate with other victim advocates that may be working with the child and family, i.e.
prosecution based victim advocates; Youth Services System advocates, and domestic violence
-Maintain contact with the victim and family throughout the investigation and beyond
prosecution, if needed.
-Assist the family in accessing services recommended by the team.
-Attend the Forensic Medical Exam if requested by the family or the law enforcement officer
assigned to work with the family.
-Appear in court and testify when subpoenaed and engage in court preparation and
accompaniment as appropriate.
-Maintain statistical data and update case records in agency database, “Collaborate”
-Assist with obtaining prosecution outcomes and entering into “Collaborate”.
-Attend case review and follow through with any recommendations of the team that would require
the services of the advocate and enter appropriate information into the database from case
-Remain current with professional literature on child abuse issues and knowledge of the stages of
child development.
-Assists with training sessions for community professionals regarding CAC operations, protocol,
and child abuse.
-Conduct forensic interviews of alleged child/adolescent victims of abuse, as requested, on behalf
of the multi-disciplinary team members.
-Compile monthly reports for funders.
-Other duties as may be assigned.

Education and experience
-An Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in a human service field or criminal justice field is
preferred. However, previous experience in law enforcement, social work, mental health, and/ or
experience as an office professional will be considered. Experience in the child welfare system is
highly preferred.

Knowledge, skill, and abilities: Knowledge, skill, and abilities for this position include but are
not limited to the following:
-A passion for helping others;
-Ability to maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with Cornerstone staff, the
public and with professionals of other disciplines.
-Ability to work in a professional manner with members of many other agencies;
-Beginner (basic) knowledge of the dynamics of families where abuse and/or neglect is occurring;
-Knowledge of the stages of child development;
-Knowledge of community resources;
-Skills in providing crisis intervention services to families;
-Ability to analyze and evaluate outcomes related to families who accept advocacy services as
compared to family’s who may not;
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate with wide range
of individuals from different backgrounds.;
-Must have good computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, Word,
Access, Publisher and Power Point/and ability to keep caseload up to date in agency’s database,
“Collaborate”;                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Ability to analyze and evaluate the community’s resources for families and barriers that prevent
families receiving prompt and/or immediate service;
-Ability to be culturally sensitive and to work with diverse families and children in stressful
-Specialized and on-going training will be provided.

Other requirements for employment: The person in this position must have a cell phone,
reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, provide proof of automobile insurance, acceptable
driving record, and must pass a criminal background check, sex offender registry check, and
child abuse registry check. Ability to lift 75 lbs

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director of Cornerstone or her designee

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Benefits include life
insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, simple IRA, free training.

A minimum two-year time commitment is requested.

Send resume to the executive director:

Note: All positions at the Cornerstone CAC are grant funded positions and are contingent on
continued grant funding.

For more information about Child Advocacy Centers, visit



Grants and Billing Assistant

About the organization…

Cornerstone Family Interventions, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization serving Boone and Lincoln Counties with offices in Madison and Hamlin. Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is an accredited member of the National Children’s Alliance and is a member of the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network. Please visit to learn more about the CAC. Cornerstone Parents as Teachers (PAT) is endorsed by  National Parents as Teachers and is a West Virginia Home Visitation. Please visit


About the position…

The Grants and Billing Assistant assists with the financial and record-keeping side of the grant-making process for both of Cornerstone’s programs and for all grants received. S/he works closely with the executive director, financial, and program staff to ensure accurate financial reporting and procedural compliance on all grants.


The Grants and Billing Assistant position is part-time. It is hoped that it will become a full-time position. The work schedule will be 16 hours per week during the work week of Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM–5:00 PM.


Compensation and Benefits…

Compensation: $12-14 per hour


Benefits will include paid time off and paid training opportunities. Compensation will be based on candidate qualifications, prior experience, and availability of funding.


The Grants and Billing Assistant works with the executive director to ensure organizational effectiveness and compliance. S/he will perform many accounting, customer service and organizational tasks to promote the financial health of the organization


 Job responsibilities include…


Duties (including but not limited to):

Grants and Compliance

Grants Made:

  • Work with Cornerstone’s finance & program staff to ensure an accurate, timely, efficient and transparent process for the entire grant life cycle, from proposal to close. This entails pre-award management, tracking payments, reviewing or producing relevant reports, monitoring and post-award management.
  • Review grant award packets prior to notification of the award.
  • Work with program staff and book keeper to develop and maintain all grant agreements and MOUs pertaining to grant awards.

Grants Received:

  • Submit monthly grant reports to funders and provide follow up as requested. Update the organization’s budget as needed.
  • Submit receipts and invoices to bookkeeper and file as needed to manage the invoicing and track the expenses for Cornerstone’s public and federal grant portfolio.
  • Work with the director to complete the organization’s annual audit.


  • Serve as the primary contact for grant management; suggest new standard operations procedures to the director as required.


  • Oversee the billing process for customers and patients: process payments, organize financial records aide reporting and calculating bills
  • Process insurance claims to Managed Care Organizations, Victims of Crime, private and employer reimbursement and other payers
  • Search each financial statement for any payment inconsistencies or errors; Research and resolve billing problems or issues
  • Creating invoices and billing materials to be sent to patients and funders
  • Inputting payment history, upcoming payment information or other financial data into an individual account
  • Finding financial solutions for patients or customers who may need payment assistance
  • Enter charges accurately and expeditiously to ensure proper records handling and fast payment responses
  • Process and follow up on payer denials, rebilling or submitting adjustments as needed
  • Submit invoices and payments to bookkeeper to be posted in QuickBooks in a timely manner
  • Ability to be discrete and maintain the security of patient information


  • 2+ years of experience with grants administration and/or compliance (government grant experience required; federal grant experience desired)
  • Ability to think and problem-solve creatively
  • Demonstrated capacity to frame complex situations and present options
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Enjoy working independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Dependable transportation with car insurance
  • High school Diploma
  • Ability to pass background check and APS/CPS check


  • Nonprofit or philanthropic experience
  • Associate Degree or higher
  • Medical billing: 1 year

To Apply:

Submit resume along with cover letter and three references to the following:

Email to

One reference must be a current or former employer