Employment Opportunities

Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center is a Nationally Accredited Children’s Advocacy Center. As a children’s advocacy center we provide a coordinated, evidence-based response to child abuse that reduces trauma and provides treatment for the children and families in our community in a safe child-focused environment.


DCAC is currently hiring for the following positions:

Forensic Interviewer/Therapist

DCAC is currently seeking a dual position of forensic interviewer and therapist for our Berkeley campus. Forensic interviews are conducted when there has been a report to law enforcement or the Department of Social Services that the child may have been a victim of abuse or neglect. A forensic interview is a neutral, fact-finding interview for the purpose of gaining information from a child in a non-leading and non-suggestive manner. DCAC provides a myriad of evidence based treatment services based on the needs of the child and their family.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working in the child abuse field and/or within the multidisciplinary team
  • Prior training regarding evidence based treatment modalities
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Experience working with a variety of ages

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field
  • SC License Eligible
  • Professional

Please email resume and cover letter to Director of Clinical Services, Millicent Brakefield, MA, LPC at mbrakefield@dorchestercac.org

Victims Advocate

Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC) in Summerville, SC is looking to hire a full-time Victim Advocate to provide information, support, and case management to reduce systemic trauma to children and their families and advocate for successful case resolutions.

This position requires strong communication skills and organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate would have experience
working with victims of trauma or in a child advocacy center.

If you do not have experience in the field of child advocacy, please include a cover letter explaining your interest.

Please send resume and cover letter to Director of Clinical Support Services, Lyndsey Smith at lsmith@dorchestercac.org