Southwestern Indiana Child Advocacy Center Coalition

Indiana Region 17


Position Title: Forensic Interviewer/ Administrative Assistant

Supervisor: Director

Submit resumes by December 1, 2017 to:  Email:   or


P.O. Box 252

Jasper, IN 47547-0252


Position Description: Conducts highly specialized interviews of children alleged to be victim of abuse, neglect, and/or witness to violent crimes. Support the mission of organization and interview children in a supportive manner in a comfortable environment and conduct a neutral fact finding interview. Provide clerical assistance and assist in the overall daily administration of the organization; to include inventory of sites, typing and filing of reports and correspondence, maintenance and input of database systems. Average 25 hours a week, salary based on experience. 

Job Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating, videotaping, and documenting interviews of children
  • Handles difficult and complex cases which may require court testimony
  • Conducts sensitive and thorough interviews who are alleged to be victims of abuse, neglect, or have witnessed a violent crime
  • Consults with multidisciplinary team and participates in case review
  • Respond to subpoenas and testify when requested
  • Acts as an advocate to create/support high standards for child abuse investigations in Indiana Region 17
  • Must be willing and able to drive throughout 7 county region for interviews, meetings, hearings, and other business for the organization. 
  • Prepare, submit, track statistical information
  • Retrieve and enter date regarding surveys
  • Serves as secretary/receptionist for organization’s Director
  • Set up and maintain filing systems for all records
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities as requested by the organization’s Director

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, no criminal history
  • Certified in ChildFirst Protocol or become certified within 6 months
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to meet on-call requirements
  • Ability to work independently as well as function as a team member and accept guidance/direction from Director
  • Ability to work with a variety of people
  • Ability to work in stressful situations and deal with people who may be very upset. Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position. 
  • Good communication skills, oral and written
  • Maintain harmonious and working relationships with the multidisciplinary teams and the public
  • Ability to relate to children and adults regardless of age, race, or cultural/socioeconomic status
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to implement/maintain categorical filing system
  • Additional skills helpful include knowledge of fundraising and not for profit agencies