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Blackburn Center: Counselor

Blackburn Center: Standing Together to end Violence

Position Opening

February 16, 2022

TITLE:       Counselor          

DESCRIPTION:    This full-time staff person will provide individual and group counseling to victims of any type of crime, and their significant others. This is a non-exempt position as defined in the Fair Labor Standards Act.


RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide in-person crisis intervention and individual counseling to adult and child victims of any types of crime, and their significant others.
  • Complete intakes for clients requesting counseling and therapy services.
  • Develop and implement support group and psycho-ed workshop opportunities for clients at other human service agencies.
  • Maintain client files accurately.


QUALIFICATIONS include, but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in social work, counseling, or related field.
  • Experience in crisis intervention and supportive counseling, preferably with individuals in crisis.
  • Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
  • Ability to deal with crisis and conflict in a professional, positive, and effective manner.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, establish priorities and function both independently and as a team member.
  • PA and FBI Criminal Record Checks and Child Abuse History Clearance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to the program philosophy of the agency.
  • Two years individual and/or group counseling experience with adults and children (desired).
  • Knowledge of issues and dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, child sexual abuse and incest (desired).     



Please submit resume to:      Therapy Program Manager

                                                 P.O. Box 398

                                                 Greensburg, PA 15601



   Blackburn Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer