News & Events for June 2006
June 13, 2006
Guardian ad Litem positions available
The Guardian ad Litem Program is seeking hard-working, dedicated individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. Program Attorneys, Case Coordinators and Assistant Case Coordinators are needed to provide best interests advocacy for abused, neglected and abandoned children and give these children a voice in court. The Guardian ad Litem Program uses a team approach to represent children in dependency proceedings. Program staff members work with volunteers from the community to help children find loving, permanent homes. As a part of this process, Guardian ad Litem Program employees attend court, visit children and their families, work with the Department of Children and Families and community organizations and develop recommendations regarding the child’s best interests. Program attorneys represent the best interests and protect the legal interests of children in all phases of court proceedings.
GAL is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Drug Free Workplace employer. Background checks are required as well as driving record checks for positions requiring driving. If you need an accommodation because of disability, please notify the contact on the particular advertisement to which you are applying.
How to Apply:
Please click on the following link:
to jump to the People First job search page on the My Florida website. Once the page has loaded, select Florida Guardian ad Litem under the “Select Agency” section. Then click on the search button on the bottom of the web page.
All available employment opportunities will be displayed. Open and print the advertisement(s) of interest and then select the PDF version of the State of Florida Employment Application from any of the opened advertisements. Either mail or fax your completed application to the contact person as stated on the advertisement(s). Please send separate applications for each position that you are applying for. We look forward to receiving your application
June 16, 2006
New Course - Fall 2006
SOW 6930-002 - Trauma and Self Care
This course is designed to provide students with insights into trauma from various perspectives including individuals who experience trauma as well as the caregivers (social workers). This course will also focus on strategies that caregivers may employ (self-care) to prevent or decrease secondary trauma and compassion fatigue.The News Archives
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