Start or grow your career helping children and families

Susie’s Place is hiring. This position helps further our mission to help children and families heal after an allegation of abuse.

Susie’s Place is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the recruitment, employment, promotion, or transfer of qualified personnel, or in the administration of personnel practices based upon age, sex, race, ethnicity, nationality, handicap, or religion.

Full-time positions earn generous paid time off, paid holidays, and a simple IRA retirement plan with up to a 3% match. Susie’s Place does NOT offer insurance at this time, but offers a health reimbursement account for medical insurance premiums.

Now hiring for a full-time Forensic Interviewer in Bloomington

A forensic interviewer is a professional position charged with interviewing reported child victims of crimes and child witnesses to violent crimes in an effort to ensure that children are not further traumatized by the interventions intended to protect them and have access to appropriate services.

This position pays $47,000 annually.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, criminal justice, education or a related field or a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Forensic Science; a minimum of two (2) years of professional experience working with children and families where abuse and violence are identified issues; professional experience in working with the criminal justice or child welfare system; will be trained in a Forensic Interview techniques before the contract period.


  • Conduct child-friendly, information-gathering forensic interviews of children and adolescents identified as alleged victims of crime, usually during regular office hours, occasionally after hours
  • Facilitate pre/post interview multidisciplinary case staffing,
  • Respond to subpoenas and testify when requested,
  • Participate in case reviews and present cases when requested,
  • Assist advocate in collecting all relevant child and family history and making appropriate referrals,
  • Enter case data into the case tracking system,
  • Participate in supervision, professional development and ongoing training activities including being trained in a nationally recognized Child Forensic Interview Protocol.
  • Must be willing and able to drive throughout 6 County region for team meetings, hearings and future interviews,
  • Must be willing to provide on-call, after-hours pager coverage as scheduled by the Executive Director 
  • Must ensure that all services provided prioritize the needs, comfort, and safety of the child, and
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities as requested by Executive Director.


  • Must be able to work well with children
  • Must be able to work in stressful situations
  • Must be able to work independently as well as function as a team member and accept guidance and direction from Director 
  • Must be able to meet on-call requirements to respond to crisis intervention
  • Must be able to work with a variety of people, including clients and their families, professionals in the areas of law enforcement, medicine, education and agency employees


  • Must be able to deal with a variety of emotions under stressful situations and be able to deal with people who may be very upset 
  • Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position
  • Requires normal range of hearing, eyesight, coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to record, prepare and communicate reports and operate office equipment 

Ready to apply to be a forensic interviewer?

Send your resume and cover letter to Associate Director Lynn Clinton at

Now hiring contractual Prevention Educators

This position works as an educator in schools in west-central Indiana teaching grades K-12 body safety and abuse prevention. This opportunity does not offer a set schedule, and hours are not guaranteed.  Candidates must have availability Monday through Friday during school hours, and some travel time around those hours.  This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work, while maintaining their ability to travel and take time off and does not depend on a certain amount per paycheck to meet their personal budget.  Candidates must have strong communication skills, comfortable teaching and working with children and dealing with the topic of child abuse.

Duties include:  

  • Facilitate the Body Safety Plus Program/MBF curriculum in contracted schools and organizations throughout the Susie’s Place service region.  Must be able to travel in west-central Indiana with a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Travel is reimbursed in accordance with the Susie’s Place travel reimbursement policy.
  • Must be able to work well with children to conduct 1on 1 victim identification debrief meetings when necessary and appropriate. This includes structured conversations with children who were identified as appropriate at the body safety education classes.
  • Must ensure that all services provided prioritize the needs, comfort, and safety of the child.
  • Must be able to work in stressful situations
  • Must be able to work independently as well as function as a team member and accept guidance and direction from Director.

Job type:  Contractor
Pay:  $22.50/hour

Ready to apply to any of these Prevention positions?

Please send resumes and inquiries to Prevention Program Director Candace Balzano at

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