Executive Director

Under the guidance and in partnership with the CACs of Wisconsin Board of Directors and in collaboration with appropriate government and community-based stakeholders; to facilitate the mission and vision of the Child Advocacy Centers of Wisconsin, guide strategic planning efforts, and maintain the statewide membership organization. Provides support and technical assistance for existing and developing Child Advocacy Centers. This position is responsible for securing and maintaining funding, reports and grant management functions for disbursement of funds. Serves as the liaison for Chapter Members at the local, state, regional and National level.


Key Responsibilities & Duties

1. Responsible for Chapter administration and communication while supporting existing sites and fostering developing Child Advocacy Centers and Multi-Disciplinary Teams throughout Wisconsin. This includes facilitation of all chapter membership and board meetings, data collection, synchronization of technical support between existing and developing programs and creating a strong sense of unity and cohesiveness among CACs and MDTs in WI.

2. Provides regular visits to all sites & assists in accreditation process and training and technical assistance for existing and developing Child Advocacy Centers.

3. Implements and executes strategies to secure expanded funding opportunities in the public and private sectors.

4. Develops a formal mentorship program for members and facilitates training opportunities for members and multidisciplinary teams.

5. Works with the Board of Directors in strategic planning development and implementation.

6. Develops & disseminates marketing tools and information, maintains all social media outlets and maintenance of the website. Coordinates Hill Day & other state-wide and national legislation and public awareness campaigns.

7. Generates regular financial reports for the Chapter Board of Directors for review. Develops and secures approval of fiscal budget and goals; identify and developing individual, foundation, corporate and governmental support; write grant proposals, prepare and submit reports required by funding organizations and maintain appropriate reports and records on file. Disperse grant funds as appropriate. 8. Performs other responsibilities as directed by the Board of Directors.

Qualifications, Skills & Abilities Required

Minimal – Bachelor’s Degree in human services, legal or health related field and four years of experience in a program of social service, counseling, teaching or nonprofit board activities.

Preferred – A Master’s degree in preferred areas with recommended experience and working knowledge of Child Advocacy Centers and experience working with marketing, community outreach and training. Background check required. This candidate will have a passion to drive policy, strategic initiatives and training around Child Advocacy Centers and the statewide response to child maltreatment, trauma and resiliency. Candidates will have an understanding of cultural competence and a commitment to promoting programming that is sensitive to cultural, economic and social diversity. An ability to work independently and strong interpersonal and communication skills both in written form as well as public speaking are essential. .

To Apply: Please include the following and submit via email to Nila Grahl, CAC Board Vice President, at ngrahl@chw.org

 Cover Letter

 Resume

 Names and contact information for three (3) references