Open Positions:

Counselor: 1 Position

Job responsibilities include:

§ Providing high quality counseling services to adult and child clients who have experienced sexual violence.

§ Develop and implement treatment for an average ongoing caseload of 30 individual clients.

§ Facilitate support groups.

§ Conduct client intake assessments, on average 2 weekly.

§ Provide training on sexual assault and treatment issues as assigned to volunteers, staff, community and professional groups.

§ On-call back-up for weekend hotline coverage as needed.

§ It is required for this position to work 3 weekday evenings a week.


§ Master’s Degree in Psychology or Social Work required, License Preferred.

§ 2 years post-graduate trauma-focused and mental health clinical experience required.

§ Demonstrated proficiency in listening skills, ability to convey warmth, empathy, and a non-judgmental attitude are essential.

§ Familiarity and proficiency with assessment and diagnosis.

§ Familiarity and proficiency with case conceptualization, planning and implementing empirically supported treatments.

§ The ability and experience to work with diverse populations.

§ Familiarity with multiple therapeutic techniques including, but not limited to, crisis counseling, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and play therapy. Training in TF-CBT, PE, CPT, or EMDR preferred.

§ The ability to work independently as well as on a team.

§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience with clinical documentation procedures and systems.

§ Spanish speaking required.

§ Successful criminal background, child abuse, and FBI clearances.

How to apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to: Please put Counselor in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Crisis Advocate: 2 Positions

Under the direct supervision of the 24hr Services Manager, the Crisis Advocate provides rape crisis center services to survivors of sexual violence. The Crisis Advocate is expected to maintain coordination between Special Victims Unit Police Department (SVU), Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center (PSARC), and WOAR. This WOAR position will be located mostly on-site within SVU/PSARC and requires strong interpersonal skills. The Crisis Advocate must also have accurate data entry experience.


§ Bachelor’s Degree required. Majors including Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology, Criminology, Psychology, Social Work

§ Must complete state mandated forty (40) hour victim service training

§ Excellent interpersonal skills

§ Strong organizational skills

§ Excellent writing and speaking skills

§ Computer competency in Microsoft Office

§ Strategic thinker

§ Problem solving and strong analytical skills

§ Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision

§ Ability to function as team member of a unit and the agency as a whole

§ Must have schedule flexibility

§ Some in-state travel required

§ PA 33/34 certifiable and FBI certifiable

§ Must adhere to professional ethics and agency confidentiality policy

§ Philosophical orientation compatible with WOAR’s philosophy and mission

How to apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to: Please put Crisis Advocate in the subject line. No phone calls please.

**People of color are encouraged to apply **
WOAR is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.