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CPS Board applicants wanted

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

The Travis County Commissioners Court is seeking applicants for the Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board. There are five vacancies to be filled, and terms are for three years. According to a press release about the call for applicants, “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 Children’s 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.” Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by Sept. 11. An online application packet and more information about the positions can be found online here or by calling 512-854-4774.

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