Current Job Openings

Open Positions:

Counselor – Fulltime

Responsibilites:

  • 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 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.
  • 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.

Start Date: February 3, 2020
Application Deadline: January 10, 2020

Clinical Group Coordinator – Fulltime

Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the Director of Counseling Services, develop a monthly group schedule with agreed upon policies and procedures in accordance with stated clinical group goals.
  • Complete a phone and in-person brief intake, utilizing the group screening tool, for all cases referred to Direct Services for group work, included but not limited to, report gathering, communication with MDT members, referral sources, maintaining case updates and logs, data entry and screening for appropriate group participation.
  • Coordinates schedule for groups with all group facilitators and participants.
  • Facilitates the implementation of 3-5 groups a quarter.
  • Performs all associated task relative to requests for services including assessing need for services, providing information on service availability, communication with group facilitators, reserving space for groups and referrals, if necessary, to advocacy and/or community resources.
  • Participates in trauma informed clinical trainings at WOAR and throughout the State of Pennsylvania.
  • Completes all data entry for intakes completed and appointments.
  • Documents all services provided in the database and maintains an up to date wait list. Creates initial file for group to include participants for facilitator.
  • Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with the DA, DHS, Police Departments, court personnel, hospital personnel, community partners such as schools and other mental health/social service agencies.
  • Communicate effectively with the WOAR staff to ensure the continued successful operation of all programs.
  • Answers hotline as necessary.
  • Provides on-call back-up for weekend hotline coverage as needed.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in the areas of cultural competency and diversity.

Qualifications:

  • Must complete state mandated forty (40) hour victim service training
  • Master level clinician in mental health related field of study. License preferred. Considerable experience in responsible management of clinical issues and documentation.
  • Two years Group Therapy facilitation experience required.
  • Experience working with children and adults who have experienced trauma; sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, emotional abuse/neglect.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills to provide assistance to victims and to deal effectively with all segments of the community.
  • Organizational, multi-tasking and analytical ability to deal with potential difficult interpersonal and administrative concerns.
  • A basic understanding of issues related to sexual assault, sexual abuse and domestic violence and the impact of trauma on the brain, body and spirit.
  • The ability to deal effectively in stressful situations and to handle crisis appropriately as they arise.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Computer competency in Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • 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 flexibility (some evenings required)
  • 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 forward email and cover letter to hr@woar.org. Please put “Clinical Group Coordinator” in the subject line.

Start Date: February 3, 2020
Application Deadline: January 18, 2020

No phone calls, please.