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Employment Opportunities

Barnstable County logoHuman Resources, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone: (508)375-6648

Please send your resume to the above mailing or email address.  To avoid processing duplicate resumes please select one format to submit your resume. Faxed resumes are not accepted.  You will received a reply within a few days acknowledging receipt of your resume.

The County does not have an applicaton online.  Applications can be picked up at the County Commissioners Office, 3195 Main Street, Superior Court House, Barnstable Village.  Applications (unless otherwise requested in the job ad) are not required to be completed if submitting a cover letter and resume.

 Barnstable County is an EOE/AA Employer

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call
(800)795-3272 (voice) or (202)720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider employer, and lender.”

Barnstable County/ USDA Policy Statement


Barnstable County Children’s Cove: The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center  is seeking to fill the following position:


Family Advocate – $54,042/year

Overview:  Children’s Cove: The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center is recognized as the foremost advocacy center providing comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary services to child victims of sexual/serious physical abuse and their families on Cape Cod and the Islands.

The Family Advocate will provide advocacy and referrals to child victims of sexual/serious physical abuse, witness to domestic violence and child exploitation and trafficking.  This position will involve coordinating appropriate referrals; assessing the child’s/family’s needs, identifying any barriers that may prevent the child from receiving services and advocating for the immediate implementation of services.

Position assists with community education, outreach and professional trainings in the community.  Must have knowledge of the Child Advocacy Center model and applicable laws, theories and practices in the field of child abuse. Experience with children and families of all ages, socio-economic background cultures is necessary. Excellent oral/written communication skills; ability work independently as well as be a part of a multidisciplinary team and ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality are a must.  Bachelor’s degree in relevant field such as human services, social work, criminal justice or sociology necessary.  Master’s degree in relevant field is preferred.  1-3 years’ experience working directly with child victims and their families required.  Experience as a trainer/educator preferred.

Employment contingent on successful background check.

Please submit resume and cover letter no later than Tuesday, September 8, 2015 by 12:00, NOON addressed to:


Human Resources Director

PO Box 427

Barnstable, MA  02630


To view the job description please go to: Family Advocate 2015