Position Description: Full Time Sexual Violence Counselor/Advocate
Full Time. 40 hours per week. Every other weekend required. Duties include: Provide long and short term counseling to adult and child victim/survivors of sexual violence, Staff crisis hotline, participate in agency On Call System, provide information and referrals and appropriate personal supplies, manage weekly sexual violence focused and structured support group, assess resident needs through regular supportive interactions, Conduct individual counseling, enforce house rules, admit and orient women to shelter including distribution and review of shelter packet and completion of exit forms, and ensure general housekeeping of the Shelter.
Qualifications: One of the following: BS in Social Welfare, Psychology, Social Services, or related field. Associate Degree related field plus two years relevant experience or four years’ experience in related field. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and in a group setting. Flexibility and strong organizational skills. Must have a valid Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check. A valid PA driver license. Successful completion of The Women’s Center of Columbia/Montour, Inc. counseling/advocacy training
Send resumes to:
The Women’s Center, Inc.
Attn: Direct Services Coordinator
111 N. Market St.
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
E.O.E Victims of domestic violence/sexual assault encouraged to apply.