The Children in Crisis Team is a dedicated group of professionals focused on supporting and uplifting children facing significant challenges in their neighborhood. Through their unwavering dedication and holistic approach, the Children in Crisis Team plays a pivotal role in transforming their neighborhood into a supportive haven where every child has the opportunity to succeed and flourish.

Kevin Maloney

President & CEO

Kevin retired from the USAF in 2004 and has enjoyed a second career working with Community Based Care (CBC) Lead Agencies in Central Florida. Kevin served as the Director of Information Technology and General Services and Director of Operations for the Lead Agency in Circuit 5. He served as Sr. Executive of Strategy, and Sr. Executive of Data Analytics and Information Technology for the Lead Agency in Circuit 18. Kevin served as the Chairman of the Board for the Child Advocacy Center (Jessie’s Place) in Citrus County. Kevin received his Master’s in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma and his Bachelors in Business Administration with a minor in Management from Troy University. He holds a Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belt.

Danna Franks

VP of Operations

Danna Franks currently serves as Vice President of Children in Crisis, where she has been employed for 18 years. Danna’s career has encompassed accounting and business management for various entities including a law firm and real estate appraisal company. A graduate of Florida International University with extensive experience has proven valuable in the non-profit arena. Danna is passionate about the mission of Children in Crisis, “Providing Homes and Keeping Brothers and Sisters Together.” Danna believes “It is not about going to work every day; it is about making a difference every day.”

Sarah Traver

Operations Director

Joshua Bugby

Development Director

Laura Moore

Accounting Manager

Melissa Parsons

Programs Coordinator

Jessica Lockhart

HR & CQA Coordinator

Dakota Scott

Volunteer & Event Coordinator

Savannah Appling

Wrap Around Service Coordinator

Michelle Dandridge

Transitional Living Coordinator

Connie Fasano

Finance Assistant


If you have any questions please contact Sarah Traver at 850-864-4242 or To submit your application, please email



  • Hiring two people, a couple for Relief Parents
  • One relief room provided per couple
  • You will have full access to all the amenities of the neighborhood.
  • 1 adult per 6 children
  • Friday 2:00p – Wednesday 4:30p


  • Must pass a level 2 FBI/FDLE background screening
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Attend Quality Parenting Training classes (hosted by your supervisor)
  • Complete CPR courses, if you are not CPR Certified
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