Home > Job > Travis County Commissioners Court Call for Applications to the Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board

The mission of the Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board (CPS) is to provide financial support for the special needs of children in the care of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, to educate the community about child abuse and neglect issues, and to support and provide a liaison between Travis County Child Protective Service workers and the public by increasing the community’s awareness of child welfare program policies and needs. The board is statutorily mandated to provide coordinated state and local public welfare services for children and their families and for the coordinated use of federal, state, and local funds for these services.

SKILL SET DESIRED: Preference will be given to a candidate with a career history demonstrating skills and experience in more than one of the following: • Knowledge in addressing current issues facing child welfare • Desire to actively participate within the child welfare community • Community involvement in multiple leadership roles • Experience in legislative and advocacy processes • History of participation in local, state and federal governmental processes • Experience in nonprofit fundraising • Financial and budgetary experience highly desired • Personal or professional experience with mental health issues • Must be a resident of Travis County The Commissioners Court has approved an application packet, which includes information about the agency, detailed instructions, and an application form.

Further information, and the packet, are available online at http://www.traviscountytx.gov or can be obtained by calling (512) 854-4774.