Children’s Advocacy Center
2855 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
There are no employment opportunities at this time
The Children’s Advocacy Center is an equal opportunity employer pledged to nondiscrimination in employment as required by law, and all employment decisions are based upon business needs. The Center prohibits any unlawful discrimination because of age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, height, weight, marital status, genetic information, protected disability, and any other protected classifications. The Center also prohibits illegal retaliation in violation of equal employment opportunity laws. Any employee who believes they have been subjected to treatment in violation of this policy shall immediately report, in writing, their concern to the President/CEO or to the Operations Director if the concern applies to the President/CEO.
All internships are filled at this time through spring 2024.
An internship at the Children’s Advocacy Center provides a unique opportunity to learn the workings of the child welfare and criminal justice system and to better understand the dynamics of child sexual abuse. We offer two levels of internship:
Bachelor’s Level Internships
Available for individuals completing various programs including but not limited to Social Work, Child and Family Development, Criminal Justice, and Business Administration. Applicants must have enthusiasm, a willingness to take initiative, and the ability to adapt to various situations and locations within the office and out in the community. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher). All internships must be for credit and part of a class that you are currently enrolled in through a college or university.
For Business Administration internship opportunities, please email Operations Director Rebekah McDowell or call her at (616) 336-4275. For all other opportunities, email Client Services Supervisor, Marian Anderson or call her at (616) 719-4687.
Master’s Level Internships
Available for individuals completing a graduate program in Counseling or Social Work. Individuals who are able to complete their internship over two academic semesters are preferred. We are not currently equipped to take on Counseling Practicum students at this time and require that all interested applicants are at the Internship component of their respective graduate program.
For more information and questions, please email Clinical Supervisor Alicia Cadena or call her at (616) 336.5176. All interested applicants can submit a cover letter and resume.