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Career Opportunities

Current Job Openings:

Counselor

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.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology or Social Work required License Preferred.
  • 2 years post-graduate trauma-focused and mental health clinical experience required.
  • Demonstrated proficiencies 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, 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.
  • Bi-lingual competency preferred.
  • Successful criminal background, child abuse, and FBI clearances.

HOW TO APPLY: Please forward email and cover letter to hr@woar.org. Please put “COUNSELOR” in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS!!

Start Date: TBD

Deadline to Apply: January 5, 20159

Salary: $40,000 to $45,000

 

Certified Peer Specialist

Job responsibilities include:

  • Provide in-person crisis intervention that includes safety planning.
  • Provide victim advocacy and accompaniment to emergency medical care and medical forensic exams.
  • Answer hotline as necessary.
  • Provide non-legal emergency assistance.
  • Provide case management assistant services for sexual assault-related services/treatment.
  • Provide referrals to other victim service programs
  • Provide individual advocacy services around issues related to sexual assault.
  • Facilitate support groups for victims.
  • Facilitate victim participation in the criminal justice system and other public proceedings from the Crime Victim Impact
  • Statement assistance process.
  • Provide/coordinate advocacy/accompaniment during law enforcement interview.
  • Provide/coordinate advocacy/accompaniment during prosecution interview.
  • Provide information about the criminal justice process.
  • Collaborate with other agencies providing services to clients.
  • Complete required client paperwork and data entry in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintain accurate and current client files.
  • Assist the Education services staff with the development of educational and outreach materials as requested.
  • Assume responsibility for on-going special projects as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma (required) and experience as dual victim required.
  • Training/certification as a Certified Peer Specialist preferred or must meet the criteria to become a Certified Peer Specialist
  • A high proficiency in listening skills, ability to convey warmth and empathy and a non-judgmental attitude are essential.
  • The ability and experience to work with diverse populations.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Bi-lingual helpful, but not a requirement.
  • Successful completion of the Pennsylvania 40 hour Sexual Assault Counselor Training.
  • Successful criminal background, child abuse, and FBI clearance.

HOW TO APPLY: Please forward email and cover letter to hr@woar.org. Please put “CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST” in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS!!

Start Date: TBD

Deadline to Apply: January 21, 2019