At McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center, we offer a rewarding environment with a dynamic team. We focus on teamwork and values and, together, children come first in all that we do.

Interested in joining our Team? Review our career opportunities below and see if you have something that is a perfect fit for you. We can’t wait to meet you.

Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter and list of references. Please fill out the application below.


Positions Currently Available: 

JOB POSTING: Human Trafficking Advocate

Job Summary:  

The Human Trafficking Advocate will provide direct support services to child victims of human trafficking/commercial sexual exploitation of children, also acting as a liaison for families and service providers.  He/she will work closely with the McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center multidisciplinary team to coordinate services from appropriate disciplines, ensuring that all youth and families have access to advocacy services.  The HT Advocate will coordinate and monitor case progress, maintain client files and document services provided accordingly so that gaps in service are identified and addressed.  The HT Advocate will perform the job duties according to professional ethics, maintaining a high standard of confidentiality.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide support services to child victims; assess victim needs and make appropriate referrals and; advocate for victims, ensuring their needs are addressed within the community and criminal justice systems.
  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team members as needed during any investigative process by law enforcement or by responding in the field to facilitate communication/comprehension for victims and non-offending care giver when needed.
  • Provide court education, support and accompaniment when necessary.
  • Provide updates to other service providers and court personnel when applicable on case status, continuances, and case dispositions and sentencing; have ongoing follow-up contact with families (i.e. phone, face-to-face, on-site/off-site meetings.)
  • Participate in outreach activities, presentations and community relations.
  • Rotate on-call during evening and weekends to provide family advocacy during emergency forensic interviews.
  • Maintain appropriate case documentation and statistics; administer client surveys; and assist with managing quality of services to include compiling and entering data.
  • Communicate effectively with victims, witnesses and others regardless of age, sex, social, economic, cultural or ethnic backgrounds, maintaining a strict standard of confidentiality.

Job Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills; Must have vehicle and valid driver’s license; Proficient with computer applications, (Microsoft Office Suite), including word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

Salary Range: $42,000-$50,000 Please send cover letter and resume to Erin Bates at and Olivia Stroman at



MMRCAC is an equal opportunity employer.  MMRCAC does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of a person’s race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, gender dysphoria, marital status, family status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, genetic information including predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, arrest or conviction record, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally protected class or status. 


Currently looking for Volunteers, if interested please be sure to send your resume to as a background check is required before moving forward.

McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center is a safe, child-friendly place for abused children and their families, supported by a committed, professional team specializing in child abuse cases – all located under one roof.  Our site offers: child-friendly interview rooms, on site exam facilities, child advocates, mental health counseling, Onondaga County Child Protective Services, Syracuse Police Department, Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department, Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office, and the Onondaga County Attorney’s Office.


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