OPENING: Bilingual (English-Spanish) Family Advocate

JOB SUMMARY: Working in a multidisciplinary (MDT) environment, the Bilingual Family Advocate is responsible for promoting a child focused, supportive environment by providing crisis support, system information, and community resources for children and their families who participate in an investigation of child abuse or for children who have witnessed traumatic and violent crime throughout the life of the case. Victim support and advocacy is integral and fundamental to the MDT response, as well as the well-being of the child and non-offending family members.  Dual fluency (English and Spanish) in written and verbal communication required; occasional evening or weekend work hours may be required. Read detailed job description here.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s in social work or other human service related field, preferred. Relevant experience working with children of all ages and developmental levels who have experienced trauma (specifically sexual and severe physical abuse), and fluency in both English and Spanish is required. Understanding of trauma informed care, multiculturalism, family systems and knowledge of community resources are preferred.

TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to with the position title in the subject line.  All Positions Remain Open Until Filled • No Phone Calls No In-Person Visits •  Culturally Diverse & Bilingual (English-Spanish) Individuals Strongly Encouraged To Apply

Be Part of our Team Helping Child Abuse Victims Heal & Helping Law Enforcement Take Dangerous Child Predators Off  Our Streets!

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NOTE: Employment benefits vary according to full-time or part-time employment status. Contractual workers are not eligible for any benefits.

  • Choice of Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Plans (HMO, PPO, & HSA)
  • Generous Paid Time-Off Benefits:
    Paid Vacation:
    1 to 5 yrs employment:  2 weeks
    5 to 10 yrs. employment: 3 weeks
    10 to 15 yrs. employment: 4 weeks
    15+ yrs. employment: 5 weeks
    Paid Personal Days:  3 days
    Paid Holidays: 13 days
    Paid Sick Leave: 12 days
  • Student Loan Forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • County Retirement Plan - Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Dental Plan
  • Davis Vision Plan
  • Term Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Income-Protection Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Deferred Compensation (IRS Section 457) - Employee Paid
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness Program
  • Credit Union
  • Direct Deposit
  • AFLAC Elective Benefit Plans
  • Extensive Paid Training
  • Professional and Personal growth
  • Discounts at Area Businesses/Services

Other Services Offered

  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Direct Deposit
  • Flexible Spending Account

The Will County Children's Advocacy Center was founded by Will County State's Attorney James W. Glasgow in 1995 to provide hope, healing and justice for children (and non-offending family members) who have endured sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, sexual exploitation, child pornography, neglect, and exposure to violence.

  • Salaries and benefits offered are very competitive with other private and public sector positions.
  • Employment benefits vary according to full-time or part-time employment status.