ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is the national association and accrediting body for Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs). Formed in 1988, NCA has been providing support, technical assistance, and quality assurance for CACs, while serving as a voice for abused children for more than 30 years.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is committed to a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our staff, board, and Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) movement. A diverse, equitable, and inclusive movement is critical not only to achieve a just and welcoming work environment for our workforce and partners: it also impossible to effectively serve children and families across this country without a movement of agencies and professionals that reflect them and understand their needs.
As the national association and accrediting body for CACs, NCA is committed to achieving universal access to CAC services for children in every community in America and is uniquely positioned to ensure CACs both have the resources they need to truly serve America’s diverse population and also that their accreditation with us requires that they do so equitably and inclusively.
Position Summary: Reporting to the Senior Manager for Federal Partnerships, the Coordinator for Federal Partnerships will be responsible for implementing strategies to improve access to CAC services through federal partnerships. This includes the implementation of and maintenance for national MOUs, training and education, and providing technical assistance for CACs working with military and other federal partners.
- Implement strategic partnership plan to improve access to CAC services for all families.
- Identify challenges and emerging issues with national partners/stakeholders. Work with leadership team and staff to identify opportunities and solutions and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them.
- Lead the implementation of the DoD and strategic partnership initiatives nationally and engage CACs in its successful implementation at the local level.
- Trouble-shoot implementation challenges on an ongoing basis.
- Develop and negotiate relationships to improve access to services for child victims.
- Serve as an ambassador of NCA to national coalitions, working groups, and task forces, as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Provide membership outreach services and technical assistance to NCA members, as part of the Department of Member Service.
- Provide webinars/training regarding the development/implementation of key initiatives.
- Develop collateral for partnerships, in consultation with Communication Director, as needed.
- Assist in other member service activities as directed by the Director of Member Services.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Bachelor’s degree is required, an advanced degree is preferred.
- Experience working with military families or as military personnel required. Experience working with military families in a CAC setting preferred.
- Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with national partners, federal agencies, key stakeholders, and CACs.
- Demonstrated experience developing and managing projects and programs to advance an organization’s mission and goals.
- Innovative thinker, with a track record for translating strategic thinking into action plans and output.
- Energetic, flexible, solution-oriented, and proactive.
- Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, NCA’s Board of Directors, and staff.
- Passion for NCA’s mission.
- Must demonstrate core values:
WORK ENVIORNMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Remote position.
- Occasional travel.
- This position is mainly sedentary.
- Covid-19 Vaccination required. Reasonable medical and religious accommodations considered.
- National Children’s Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
- This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
*For Internal employees seeking promotion, see internal promotion guidelines
Salary range: $85,000-$95,000. Some travel will be necessary. The selected candidate must successfully complete a comprehensive background screening process.